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The Phare Magazine

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction

Flash Nonfiction



PHARE, an old English word for lighthouse or beacon to guide seafarers, is a UK based literary magazine which true to its name, shines a light on exceptional writing from around the world.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 60 days*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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 - 2000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: £ 3.5

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1


Max lines: 40

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 2

Submission fee: £ 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Submission with Editor’s General Feedback We will be honest and supportive – offering our considered and experienced opinion on where things worked, and where you might consider revision. We will send our overview comments in an email within 21 days of receipt of your work, together with a note saying whether your piece has or hasn’t been accepted for publication in our next issue. Before submitting, please read an issue of The Phare so you're aware of the type of work we publish.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

30 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

56 days

Slowest response time

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    Steven John


    Editor Claire Harrison avatar

    Claire Harrison

    Claire Harrison Joint Managing