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THE CRY LOUNGE

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

Audio

Video

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an fresh-off-the-press online publication looking for writings and art pieces that will make our heart melt and cry ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ’ง

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    48 hours*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    35% *
    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

    From the editors

    We're only accepting previously published work if that was on the artist's own website/blog/Substack/etc. or the other publication/magazine accepts previously published work as well (so in case there are allowing you to publish the work in the future).

    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

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Mystery, Noir, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult, wtf idk

Nonfiction

Sub Genres: , , , , ,

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

all have to be collected in one file and one poem per page

Art

please make sure you have the permission to submit your work if it portrays people

Photography

please make sure you have the permission to submit your work if it portrays people. permission to publish must be there from all participants of this work.

Audio

we're having a podcast -> we'll let you know if this is only going to be released as an audio form on our website/Substack or we'll release and distribute it on our podcast platform as well. permission to publish must be there from all participants of this work. this audio genre is also open for songs. please let us know while submitting if it's already out on music streaming services or not.

Video

this can be a short film or music video you already published on YouTube, social media or your website. please inform us where to watch it ;) permission to publish must be there from all participants of this work.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • 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're publishing (in the moment) your accepted work online on our website and Substack. So you're good to maintain your rights and submit the work to our publications who accept previously published work. With submitting to us, you only allow us to publish and promote the piece. For use of other times (such as a future printed or audio-released version on our podcast) will be discussed then.

  • Additional info

    everyone's allowed and free to submit to our publication. we're a team of queer artists, not tolerating and accepting any kind of regressive form of content (no racism, classism, homophobia, ableism, sexism, religious hatred, hate speech โ€ฆ).

Tracker statistics

8

Total submissions tracked

16 days

Average response time

33.33%

Average acceptance rate

13 days

Fastest response time

22 days

Slowest response time

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About

Founded

2020

Country

DE

thecrylounge.com

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    Editor Bonnie Orbison avatar

    Bonnie Orbison

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Harrison Selleck avatar

    Harrison Selleck

    friend + editor