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the borderline litmag

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Translation

Art

Photography

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Words + art from the borders, est. 2021. We want to peruse the work from your creative margins; the pieces drawn from the colorful space between melding ideas and thoughts.

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2–3 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    21% *
    Editor reported data

PaysNo

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    Submitters must ensure that the borderline can publish your work and credit its original publication.

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    2

    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: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Please note that the maximum number of prose submissions accepted from one submitter per submission cycle is 2 in TOTAL, not 2 Fiction and 2 Nonfiction.

Nonfiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: , , ,

Please note that the maximum number of prose submissions accepted from each submitter per submission cycle is 2 in TOTAL, not 2 Fiction and 2 Nonfiction.

Poetry

Max lines: 100

Max pieces: 3

Translation

Translations are welcome! Please follow our general guidelines for submission.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Artwork submissions we receive may be considered for volume covers!

Photography

Max pieces: 6

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    NA

  • Eligibility

    Young creators
    We currently accept submissions from young creators aged 13-26. If you are interested in submitting and do not belong to this age range, please note that we plan to begin accepting submissions without age limitations in a few volumes' time and would gladly welcome your submission then!

  • Formatting

    - Times New Roman or Garamond, 12 pt. font - Typed in Black Ink - Submit as Google Doc, Word Doc, or PDF If needed, we will confirm the formatting of your piece upon acceptance.

  • Author's rights

    We are currently working on finalizing this!

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Accept previously published Helpful: reposting other opportunities on their Twitter:) Read blindly Run contests and workshops

Tracker statistics

14

Total submissions tracked

33 days

Average response time

33.33%

Average acceptance rate

3 days

Fastest response time

71 days

Slowest response time

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About

the borderline litmag is a blossoming literary magazine founded in the borderline state of Arizona in 2021. We want to peruse work from the margins of your creativity; words living on the outskirts of cities; insightful, breathtaking pieces which find humanity in its myriad shapes and colors. We ar...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

www.theborderlinemag.org

Masthead

    Editor Myra Kamal avatar

    Myra Kamal

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Enling Liao avatar

    Enling Liao

    Managing Editor

    Editor  Luana Góes avatar

    Luana Góes

    Art Editor

    Editor Isabella Lobo avatar

    Isabella Lobo

    Prose Editor

    Editor Thomas Lu avatar

    Thomas Lu

    Prose Editor

    Editor Ava Chen avatar

    Ava Chen

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Elizabeth Ip avatar

    Elizabeth Ip

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Morouje Sherif avatar

    Morouje Sherif

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Cailey Tin avatar

    Cailey Tin

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Laila Azhar avatar

    Laila Azhar

    Staff Writer