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Literary Magazine





We are an online only literary magazine that pays writers for their work. We are looking for works rooted in nature for all the seasons!


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Paysfrom £0.25 per word

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 - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: £ 0.25 per word

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 2

Payment: £ 0.25 per word


Max lines: 40

Max pieces: 5

Payment: £

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include a short third-person bio that we can use if your piece is published. Content warnings are encouraged if you feel that this is relevant to your piece.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We are purchasing first rights to your piece to publish it once on the Sylvia site and to feature it in promotion on our social media channels. You retain all rights to your work.

  • Additional info

    Pays! £1.75 per line for poetry, £0.25 per word for prose

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

1 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

1 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 14 days, 99 days, 99 days

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At Sylvia, we have two missions. We believe in the power of literature as a mindfulness tool. We hope that you will rest here for a minute and read with us. We also work to create a literary space that pays writers and revels in the beauty of nature. We currently publish nature-inspired works and t...

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    Millie Kidson