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Subtropics

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Poetry

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Publishing compelling fiction, poetry, and essays for ten years. Issue 26 available now.

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  • Response time:  / 
    15 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:
    1% *
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    4.55%*
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  • 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 - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Absurdist

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 1000

Poetry

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 100 per piece

No specific limitations

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 1000

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submit one story, one essay, or up to four poems in one document. Please include your contact information, including your email address, on the document. We cannot respond to submissions sent by mail or return manuscripts.

  • Author's rights

    North American first serial rights

  • Additional info

    For stories and essays, Subtropics pays a flat fee of $1,000 ($500 for a short short) for North American first serial rights. Poets are paid $100 per poem.

Tracker statistics

27

Total submissions tracked

15 days

Average response time

4.55%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

22 days

Slowest response time

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About

Subtropics seeks to publish the best literary fiction, essays, and poetry being written today, both by established and emerging authors. We will consider works of fiction of any length, from short shorts to novellas, as well as self-contained novel excerpts. We give the same latitude to essays. We a...

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Founded

2006

Country

US

english.ufl.edu

Masthead

    Editor David Leavitt avatar

    David Leavitt

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Mark Mitchell avatar

    Mark Mitchell

    Managing Editor

    Editor Ange Mlinko avatar

    Ange Mlinko

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Payal Nagpal avatar

    Payal Nagpal

    Associate editor