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Literary Magazine

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The Baffler is America’s leading voice of interesting and unexpected left-wing political criticism, cultural analysis, short stories, poems and art. We publish six print issues annually, as well as online content every day of the cursed workweek.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:  / 
    30 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.67%*
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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

  • 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

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

anything that sounds like an academic “workshop” or writers’ “colony” will be printed out and lit on fire.

Nonfiction

Payment: $

No specific limitations

Poetry

Payment: $

No specific limitations

Art

Payment: $

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Pays! Available in print

Tracker statistics

142

Total submissions tracked

30 days

Average response time

0.67%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

234 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 279 days, 365 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

28 days

12-month average response time

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1988

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