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The New Territory

Literary Magazine

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The New Territory is a biannual print magazine of the Lower Midwest. Slow journalism. Regional literature. Photography and art. For endlessly curious Midwesterners to break free from distraction and dive deep in the Great Plains and Ozarks.

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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

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 200

Max words: 5000

Short personal essays (200-750 words) situating the personal in a sense of place, whether that be a specific location/building, a community/region, or even a specific object/animal/photo. Literary journalism, longform creative nonfiction, photo essays and other nonfiction work. We appreciate ecological journalism and personal narrative that is woven into larger social themes. 2,000-5,000 words. Creative Nonfiction. Up to 25 double-spaced pages.

Fiction

Up to 25 double-spaced pages.

Poetry

Max pieces: 8

Up to 10 pages or 5-8 poems, with each poem beginning on a new page.

Review

Max words: 750

Reviews on books, events, films, cafés, food, music, fashion, art, monuments, and anything else in the Lower Midwest that deserves to be spotlighted.

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Art

Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    You should have a tie to the lower Midwest (primarily, but not exclusive to Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska)—whether that means you grew up in, are a transplant to, or have had a meaningful experience in the region. Before submitting, please be familiar with The New Territory. Read our founding principles and order a print or digital copy here. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to send their work our way. We want to hear from you!

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

152 days

Average response time

9.09%

Average acceptance rate

53 days

Fastest response time

345 days

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2015

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    Melanie Pierce

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