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The Taborian

Literary Magazine




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A literary publication sharing written works from all walks of life.


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



  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

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

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    We will consider previously published work only if you still own the rights and you identify the publisher and the date when the work was first 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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Absurdist, Action-Adventure, Crime, Experimental, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Historical, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Mystery, Noir, Romance, Science Fiction, Speculative, Thriller

Please submit only once every six months.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , ,

Please submit only once every six months.


Max lines: 30

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 1

Poetry word count is 50 to 750 words. Please submit only once every 6 months.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    An attached Word document that includes your submitted essay/short story/poem and typed in Times New Roman (12-point font). Please make sure essay/short story/poem meets word count requirements.

  • Author's rights

    By submitting, you are consenting for your work to appear (if selected) on our website with the exact written content submitted. Please ensure your work has been proofread and edited as needed. At this time, we cannot offer monetary compensation. We ask for exclusive rights to use the work for 60 days from when it is published on our website. After 60 days, all rights will return to the author and the work can be reprinted. If the reprinted work is used by another publication, we request the following acknowledgement: This (essay/poem/story) was originally published on The Taborian website.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

34 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate


Fastest response time


Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 34 days

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The Taborian is a literary publication sharing written works from all walks of life. With an emphasis of providing a forum for underrepresented authors to share beautifully written introspective essays, stimulating short stories, and vivid poems with prose that stirs thought-provoking moments for re...

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    Editor BerLinda Lott avatar

    BerLinda Lott


    Editor Dewayne Lott avatar

    Dewayne Lott