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THE SPECTACLE

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

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We aim for content that reminds us that our lenses matter—they focus, distort, clarify, conceal. We value and emphasize relationships between the literary and visual arts, pairing the majority of the pieces we publish with original work from a variety of contributing visual artists.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    71 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$50

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: 5000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 50

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Payment: $ 50

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 50

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    Authors retain all rights to their work, but The Spectacle requests that you wait three months after publication to republish your work elsewhere (exceptions will be considered). If your work is republished, we ask that you note its initial publication in The Spectacle.

  • Additional info

    Website has some issues on mobile, the screen is cut off horizontally - just a little downside in the reading experience area

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

71 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

16 days

Fastest response time

210 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 952 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

68 days

12-month average response time

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About

The first issue of The Spectacle was launched in the fall of 2015, with Kelly Caldwell, Cassie Donish, and Jonathan McGregor at the helm. Twice a year, the magazine publishes issues that include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art, while THE REVUE publishes flash prose, short poems, intervie...

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Founded

2015

Country

US

thespectacle.wustl.edu

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    Michael J. Sanders

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