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The Bureau Dispatch

Literary Magazine



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An ode to the writer’s bureau; an ongoing collection of stories accompanied by photographs of writers at their places of work.

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


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  • 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 - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 50

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Payment: $ 50

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include a 75-80 word third-person writer's bio in your cover email.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    We require non-exclusive electronic and print rights (for future print anthologies or collections) within 2 years of acceptance. All copyrights remain with the author at all times.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff Active on social media Pays! $50 Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

56 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

23 days

Fastest response time

108 days

Slowest response time

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The bureau is the easel. Or it is the laboratory, the microscope, or the telescope; it is the cauldron or the smelting furnace; it is sanctuary or it is battleground. But perhaps there is no need for metaphors because no two bureaus are alike: the bureau just is.






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    Jiksun Cheung