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The Adroit Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

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We’re looking for work that’s bizarre, authentic, subtle, outrageous, indefinable, raw, paradoxical. We’ve got our eyes on the horizon. Send us writing that lives just between the land and the sky.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:  / 
    112 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    3.13%*
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PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeNo

  • 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, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • 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 - 9000 words max

Max words: 9000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories

Payment: $

Each submission can contain up to 3 pieces at a time, 9,000 words maximum (across pieces). Two submissions per cycle.

Nonfiction - 9000 words max

Max words: 9000

Max pieces: 3

Payment: $

Each submission can contain up to 3 pieces at a time, 9,000 words maximum (across pieces). Two submissions per cycle.

Poetry

Max pieces: 6

Payment: $

no length limits

Review

Payment: $

No specific limitations

Interview

Payment: $

No specific limitations

Art

Max pieces: 6

Payment: $

Both black/white & color accepted.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    All submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter and brief third-person biography statement.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We ask for First North American Rights to publish writing. Following publication, all rights revert back to the writer; we only ask that you credit The Adroit Journal as the place your work first appeared.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Contests, mentorships, and other opportunities for young writers!

Tracker statistics

477

Total submissions tracked

112 days

Average response time

3.13%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

372 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 706 days, 1174 days, 1203 days, 1371 days, 1797 days, 2027 days, 2583 days, 2681 days, 2834 days

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About

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