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A tri-annual print publication devoted to the complex and diverse world of short fiction. Since 1931, work that originally appeared in Story has been reprinted dozens of times in editions of The Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    16 to 20 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    142 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    1% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    0%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$10 per page

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$3

Find more details in the Genres section

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 25000 words max

Max words: 25000

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 10 per page

Flash Fiction: fewer than 2,000 words. Short Story: between 2,000 and 10,000 words. Long Story: between 10,000 and 25,000 words.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    If you identify as a POC or LQBTQ writer, please feel free to share that with us in your cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Pays! $10/page Available in print Submission fee

Tracker statistics

57

Total submissions tracked

142 days

Average response time

-

Average acceptance rate

39 days

Fastest response time

247 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 18 days

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About

Story is a tri-annual print publication devoted to the complex and diverse world of short fiction. Since 1931, work that originally appeared in Story has been reprinted dozens of times in editions of The Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

Founded

1931

Country

US

www.storymagazine.org

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    Michael Nye

    Editor-in-Chief