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The Spotlong Review

Literary Magazine

Poetry

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Art

Photography

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A literary journal dedicated to championing innovative work that packs a punch, questions conventional mores, and, most of all, explores human connection from surprising angles.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within three months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    5% *
    Editor reported data

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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

    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

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

We do not accept song lyrics.

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

We prefer submissions to be under 5,000 words. We do not publish excerpts of longer works unless they stand alone.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

We also accept flash fiction up to 1,000 words.

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

We prefer submissions to be under 5,000 words.. We do not publish excerpts of longer works unless they stand alone.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

We also accept flash creative nonfiction up to 1,000 words.

Art

We particularly enjoy drawings, paintings, photographs, and collages.

Photography

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • 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 are looking for writing that is personal, philosophical, experimental, ripe, queer, feminist—we are a journal of eclectic tastes. We also accept work in foreign languages.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

29 days

Average response time

16.67%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

67 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

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12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

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    Open

About

Founded

2021

Country

US

www.thespotlongreview.org

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    Editor A.J. Jacono avatar

    A.J. Jacono

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Claudia Schatz avatar

    Claudia Schatz

    Fiction/CNF/Poetry Editor

    Editor Eliza Wilkins avatar

    Eliza Wilkins

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Jess Rush avatar

    Jess Rush

    Poetry/Visual Art Editor

    Editor Cora Enterline avatar

    Cora Enterline

    CNF/Foreign Language/Visual Arts Editor

    Editor Cosmo Hinsman avatar

    Cosmo Hinsman

    Fiction/CNF Editor