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The Saturday Evening Post

Literary Magazine

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The oldest magazine in the U.S. We tell America's story — past, present, and future.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: $ per piece

Works can be in any genre, but we are not interested in works that feature graphic, and especially gratuitous, sex or violence. Though we appreciate a good story in any style, highly experimental fiction is going to be a difficult sell. We prefer stories with a classic arc, with a conflict, climax, and resolution.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 3000

Payment: $ per piece

Well-researched nonfiction on health, history, human interest, finance, technology, travel, and politics.

Art

Max pieces: 10

Payment: $ per piece

Cartoons (PDF)

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • 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

    We do not accept poetry outside of our regular limerick contest. In lieu of email, hard copies may be sent by mail Nonfiction: we accept well-researched nonfiction on health, history, human interest, finance, technology, travel, and politics Fiction: we accept short fiction for both our print magazine and our website. All general submissions will be considered for both print and online Multiple submissions: Please submit only one story at a time; wait for a response before sending more. Feel free to submit your story to other publications while it is under consideration by us, but please let us know if you find a home for it elsewhere. All general fiction submissions will be considered for both print and online publication. For New Fiction Friday stories, we pay $25 for first exclusive online publication rights for six months; payment for stories selected for print will be negotiated separately. We accept cartoon submissions for both the print magazine and our website.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

51 days

Average response time

100%

Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

70 days

Slowest response time

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    Patrick Perry

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