The Molotov Cocktail logo
Open

The Molotov Cocktail

Literary Magazine

Fiction

74
0

A projectile for incendiary flash fiction. Purveyors of the dark & offbeat since 2010.

This listing is scheduled for audit

Please double check information on the magazine’s website

if you are an editor for this magazine, you can claim the listing here

Girl with a notebook

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    302 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    10.78%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

FeeNo

  • 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: All / surprise us, Experimental, Speculative

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a clever two sentence bio written in the third person, but no cover letters are necessary or desired. Bios can list your credentials if that gets you off, but we prefer cleverly-worded insight into who you really are or imagine yourself to be.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    We reserve one-time electronic rights (and we’ll keep your work in our archives indefinitely) but authors, of course, retain copyrights.

  • Additional info

    We encourage surrealist and experimental stuff, so hit us with your best shot, but avoid the following genres because we’ll reject them outright: romance, children’s or young adult, swords and sorcerers brand of fantasy.

Tracker statistics

59

Total submissions tracked

302 days

Average response time

10.78%

Average acceptance rate

125 days

Fastest response time

2181 days

Slowest response time

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

person with a laptop

The Submissions Grinder Statistics

7.14%

12-month average acceptance rate

198 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Open

About

Founded

2010

Country

US

themolotovcocktail.com

Masthead

    Editor Josh Goller avatar

    Josh Goller

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor M. Lenoir Bond. avatar

    M. Lenoir Bond.

    Associate Editor