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The Ana

Literary Magazine








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A San Francisco based arts and literary magazine. The Ana is a collection and celebration of humanity.


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  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    50% *
    Editor reported data



  • 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

  • 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 (Short Fiction, Micro Fiction, Short Stories, etc.)

Max words: 1

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Crime, Erotica, Experimental, Fantasy, Horror, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Speculative, Young Adult

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, , , ,


Max pieces: 5

Hybrid (Cross-Genre Literature)

Max words: 1

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 5

Translation (Poetry in Translation)

10-page maximum.

Art (Visual Art)

Max pieces: 5

Photography (Visual Art)

Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    GENERAL GUIDELINES Please submit each work individually Please include an author/artist’s bio written in the third person. No cover letter needed.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Word docx. only. Unless the writing is experimental, we ask that work is formatted double spaced, 12-point font, and written in a serif font (i.e. Times New Roman, Georgia, etc.)

  • Author's rights

    While all rights revert to the contributors, The Ana must be noted as the first site of publication. We do not want to own the work of any artist.

  • Additional info

    Founded and run by QBIPOC. All are welcome. Hate speech not tolerated. We offer reviews on published book and upcoming manuscripts. Visit our website for more info.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

75 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate


Fastest response time


Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 77 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

74 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres



The Ana is an arts and literary magazine based in San Francisco. Founded by QBIPOC, the magazine is a celebration of humanity. We seek nuanced, eclectic, inventive work that explores the tragedies, triumphs, and oddities of being alive. The Ana accepts the following genres: short fiction, poetry, p...

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    Editor London Pinkney avatar

    London Pinkney


    Editor Carlos Quinteros III avatar

    Carlos Quinteros III

    Managing Editor & Poetry Editor

    Editor Oli Villescas avatar

    Oli Villescas

    Poetry Editor

    Editor TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter avatar

    TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Santos Arteaga avatar

    Santos Arteaga

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Minhee Kim avatar

    Minhee Kim

    Art Editor