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Talon Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Art

Audio

Video

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Talon Review seeks to publish new works by established and emerging writers. We are interested in stories, essays, and poems that linger in the heart or mind long after the last word of the last sentence.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    A few weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • 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 - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Submissions should not exceed 3000 words or 12 pages and cannot be excerpts from novels or larger works.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submissions should not exceed 3000 words or 12 pages and cannot be excerpts from larger works.

Poetry

Max pieces: 4

Should not exceed six pages single-spaced.

Hybrid

Max pieces: 1

Ensure that your submission does not exceed 8 pages.

Art

Max pieces: 4

Audio

Max pieces: 1

Spoken word poetry, song, etc. Should not exceed 10 minutes

Video

Max pieces: 1

Short films, video essays, cinepoems, dance, etc. Should not exceed 10 minutes.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Include a short bio no longer than 250 words in the third person. This could be who you are, where you’re from, what you like to do, or where you’ve been published before.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Fiction / Creative Nonfiction Submissions: Submissions should not exceed 3000 words or 12 pages and cannot be excerpts from novels or larger works. Submissions should be double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, in manuscript format, and submitted as .docx files Poetry Submissions: Submissions should be single-spaced. Hybrid Submissions: All rights to visual and intellectual media used should be owned by the author. If not, it is the author's responsibility to attain full copyright permission to use any intellectual property that is not their own prior to publication. We reserve the right to reject a submission on the basis of intellectual property infringement. When digitally manipulating your traditional work, do so for the best image quality, but do not manipulate it to the point that it is misrepresented. That said, ensure any pictures/scans of traditional work are well- and evenly lit.

  • Author's rights

    We require first publishing rights as well as the option to anthologize. Video submissions require non-exclusive rights. We accept submissions that are available elsewhere (i.e Youtube), though by submitting, you are recognizing The Talon Review as an additional platform/publisher. As well, you commit to providing a link back to the Talon Review. All rights to visual and intellectual media used should be owned by the author. If not, it is the author's responsibility to attain full copyright permission to use any intellectual property that is not their own prior to publication. We reserve the right to reject a submission on the basis of intellectual property infringement.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

26 days

Average response time

36.83%

Average acceptance rate

18 days

Fastest response time

79 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 147 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

100.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

20 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

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About

Here at Talon, we crave the piercing and unencumbered. Pieces that will sink its claws in the reader’s mind, so to speak. We want to expose the underbelly of our relevant humanity through vulnerable language. Give us concepts that rub together opposing ideologies. Capture the sense of self sparked w...

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Founded

2012

Country

US

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    Editor Sera-Ann Hargrove avatar

    Sera-Ann Hargrove

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Christine Roland avatar

    Christine Roland

    Managing Editor

    Editor Jessica Q. Stark avatar

    Jessica Q. Stark

    Executive Faculty Advisor