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The Disappointed Housewife

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

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The Disappointed Housewife is a literary journal for writers, and readers, who are seeking something different. We like the idiosyncratic, the iconoclastic, the offbeat, the hard-to-categorize. Out of the universe of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, we want to

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    Less than 2 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    6 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    5% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    18.75%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

Sub Genres: Literary

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction

No specific limitations

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Hybrid

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    For all submissions, provide a brief bio written in the third person; feel free to include links to your work available online.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    By submitting to The Disappointed Housewife, you grant us first electronic rights, nonexclusive anthology rights, and archival rights should the work be accepted. All rights revert back to you after publication. If you elect to publish the piece elsewhere, you agree to cite The Disappointed Housewife as the original publisher.

  • Additional info

    Our editor is a fiction writer and poet and knows what you've been through.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

6 days

Average response time

18.75%

Average acceptance rate

3 days

Fastest response time

12 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 69 days

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    All genres

    Always open

About

Founded

2017

Country

US

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    Kevin Brennan

    Editor-in-Chief