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The Q&A Queer Zine

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction





we are small zine staffed by lgbtq+ writers and visual artists


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
  • Work acquired through solicitation: 0%



  • 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 - 2500 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, LGBTQ+ Stories, wtf idk

Short stories (limited to two submissions per author)

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 250

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, LGBTQ+ Stories, wtf idk

Flash fiction (limited to two submissions per author)


Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 5


Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 2

If you are translating your own work, or can prove that you are translating it with permission from the original author, then yes, translations are accepted.


Max pieces: 10

If you are submitting physical art that can be scanned, please submit a scan. If you are submitting physical art that cannot be scanned (i.e. a photo of a sculpture or ceramics), please submit a high-quality photo. If you cannot provide a scan or high-quality photo of your piece at time of submission, we will ask for this upon acceptance.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    We ask that works including distressing themes be labelled with necessary content warnings in your initial submission email, some themes include but are not limited to: themes of domestic violence, sexual violence, and self-harm, any and all graphic depictions of violence, as well as slurs. This is an important way we can keep our editing staff safe from the emotional harm of accidentally encountering a trigger in the reading process. We appreciate your understanding.

  • Eligibility

    LGBTQ+ creators

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff – Do I have to identify as a member of the LGBT community to submit? – Yes. As Q and A Queer Zine was created to amplify queer voices, we do ask that all submitters identify as LGBT+.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

74 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

10 days

Fastest response time

141 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls



    Deadline: Jul 31, 2024


Based out of Widener University and manned by college students to build an inclusive environment for creativity.






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    Editor Cloë Di Flumeri avatar

    Cloë Di Flumeri

    Founding Co-Editor

    Editor Christina Giska avatar

    Christina Giska

    Founding Co-Editor

    Editor Emilee Araujo avatar

    Emilee Araujo

    Prose Editor

    Editor Rebecca Stevens avatar

    Rebecca Stevens

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Sarah Chapman avatar

    Sarah Chapman

    Art Director

    Editor Eleanor Ball avatar

    Eleanor Ball

    Outreach Coordinator

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    Alex Strickland

    Social Media Coordinator

    Editor Alex Avgust, Mekleit Dix, Izze Goldberg, Kodi Li, KJ Quick, and Hollis Zepp avatar

    Alex Avgust, Mekleit Dix, Izze Goldberg, Kodi Li, KJ Quick, and Hollis Zepp

    Reading Team