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The Harvard Advocate

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Art

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The Harvard Advocate, founded in 1866, is the oldest continuously published collegiate literary magazine in the country. A quarterly magazine, The Advocate's mission is to publish the best art, fiction, poetry, and prose that the Harvard undergraduate community offers.

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This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    One

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 700

Max words: 7000

Sub Genres: Literary

Poetry

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 6

Any form or length

Hybrid (illustrated forms of poetry)

Max pieces: 6

We primarily read and publish various styles of written poetry, but illustrated forms of poetry (like poetry comics)—along with other nontraditional poetic formats—can be submitted as well.

Art

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility


    The Harvard Advocate prioritizes submissions from within the Harvard undergraduate community, though welcomes submissions from all.

  • Formatting

    Please remove all identifying information from any submissions. FICTION: Attach your work as a Microsoft Word file, 12-point Times New Roman, double-spaced POETRY: Attach your work as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. Please include all poems in a single document.

  • Author's rights

    The Harvard Advocate acquires first publication rights for all accepted work.

  • Additional info

    The Harvard Advocate accepts submissions created by members of the Harvard community, as well as outside contributors at our discretion. All submissions are considered anonymously.

Tracker statistics

17

Total submissions tracked

119 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

13 days

Fastest response time

200 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1084 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

125 days

12-month average response time

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About

The Harvard Advocate, founded in 1866, is the oldest continuously published collegiate literary magazine in the country. Over its long history, it can count T.S. Eliot, Conrad Aiken, and Norman Mailer among its members and e.e. cummings, Jack Kerouac, and Tom Wolfe as contributors to its pages. A qu...

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Founded

1866

Country

US

www.theharvardadvocate.com

Masthead

    Editor Varya Lyapneva avatar

    Varya Lyapneva

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Maren Wong avatar

    Maren Wong

    President

    Editor Hugo Hinze & Thea Chung avatar

    Hugo Hinze & Thea Chung

    Art Editors

    Editor Eve Jones & Jo Lemann avatar

    Eve Jones & Jo Lemann

    Fiction Editors

    Editor Leila Jackson avatar

    Leila Jackson

    Poetry Editor