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The Racket Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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A digital-only lit journal chomping at the bit for strong voices and writing with a little grit in its teeth.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    6 - 8 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    We won't accept something if it's been published more than once in a different publication.

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    We pass along a .pdf of the issue your work is featured in.

  • 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: 10

Max words: 2000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Fiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Just tell us, briefly, who you are and your writing experience. We don't need to know every place you've ever been published. Tell us a few maybe, but that'll be enough.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    The piece belongs to the creator. We have promotional rights only.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

9

Total submissions tracked

23 days

Average response time

33.33%

Average acceptance rate

9 days

Fastest response time

68 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

The Racket Journal is the lit mag arm of The Racket Reading Series. We started as a weekly journal in the midst of the pandemic and have since pared down to a bi-weekly publication.

Founded

2020

Country

US

www.theracketsf.com

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    Noah Sanders

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