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The Looking Glass Review

Literary Magazine





Wtf is genre, send anything


A literary + art magazine created by young creators, for young creators. Submit photography, art, prose, poetry, and more to our loosely prompt-based issues! Blog post submissions are open anytime, to any age!


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 (maybe 4)*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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 (Prose)

Sub Genres: Literary, wtf idk

Prose: Flash-fiction, fiction, short stories, anything 2000 words or less per prose submission is accepted. 1-3 pieces per writer/submitter.


Poetry: Any style of poetry is accepted (free verse, sonnet, erasure, prose-poetry, etc). 1-3 pieces per writer/submitter.


1-10 art/photos will be accepted, any questions about this category, kindly email


1-10 art/photos will be accepted, any questions about this category, kindly email

Wtf is genre, send anything

Other Types of Writing: If you wish to submit writing which does not fall under one of the listed categories (literary criticism, interviews, etc.) please email us at

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    When prompted, please ensure that you provide a third-person biography, so we can get to know you and your writing a bit better. Take care to include your location, previous publications (if applicable), and interests. If your work is accepted, your biography is potentially subject to editing, but not to the actual information.

  • Eligibility

    Young creators
    Only ages 12-18 years old are eligible to submit, however, if you would like us to consider an exception, please email us at, where we will then make a decision.

  • Formatting

    If possible, typing in size 12, Times New Roman, would be greatly appreciated. Please do not submit any work typed in hard-to-read fonts, or excessively enlarged fonts. Double-check for any grammatical/mechanical errors!

  • Author's rights

    If your work was not previously published, The Looking Glass Review will hold first North American serial and electronic rights for accepted works, these rights will return to the author/artist after publication.

  • Additional info

    If you're looking for literature recommendations, we got you covered! Check out our website for literature recommendations, inspiration, and future blog posts! Sign up with your email at the footer of our website to receive news, updates, content, and more! Please make sure all submitted work adheres to the submission guidelines, located on the submission page of our website. This page also houses FAQs, so before emailing us specific questions be sure to check that out. We edit/provide feedback on all submitted work (if wanted), accepted or rejected, for free! All accepted works however are subject to mandatory editing. Because this is a completely free service, assigned to a currently small team of editors, your work may take longer to reach you after submission, especially if we receive a large influx of submissions.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

13 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

2 days

Fastest response time

92 days

Slowest response time

–°hill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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Submission calls

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    Editor Isha Mullapudi avatar

    Isha Mullapudi


    Editor Sophia Sokurec avatar

    Sophia Sokurec

    Manager & General Editor

    Editor Varvara Zagorii avatar

    Varvara Zagorii

    Executive Prose Editor