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The Avalon Literary Review

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction




The Avalon Literary Review is dedicated to publishing noteworthy works of poetry, short fiction and personal essays.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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

    From the editors

    3 for US contributors, PDF for international contributors

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Short Fiction - you may submit one short story (up to 2,500 words)

Fiction - 500 words max

Max words: 500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Flash Fiction - you may submit up to 2 pieces of flash fiction (up to 500 words each)

Nonfiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres:

Personal Essay


Max pieces: 3

No more than 10 pages total.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include your name, email address, and mailing address on each page of your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Your submission should be a Word document or PDF.

  • Author's rights

    See the release form on our website.

  • Additional info

    Please only submit to one category at a time. Submissions which explore both the sweet and bitter of life, with a touch of humor, are a good fit for our Review.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

87 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

62 days

Fastest response time

120 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 27 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

96 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open


As writers ourselves, we recognize the challenge of finding quality outlets for our work. As readers, we welcome the opportunity to discover and share the creations of other artists. The Avalon Literary Review welcomes work from both published and unpublished writers and poets. We accept submission...

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    Valerie Rubino