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The Skipping Stone Review

Literary Magazine





A literary magazine dedicated to the creatively selfish--the poignant, pungent, & passionate autobiographical work.


  • Vibe:We're just chilling here
  • Response time:
    3-4 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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

Nonfiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Media Analysis Essays: Pick one of your favorite books, movies, tv shows, etc. and provide an in-depth analysis of it. Must be under 3500 words. RAVE Report: The Skipping Stone is about YOU! We want to see you absolutely rave. Talk about your favorite hobby, food, sport, experience, or concept at large. Literally anything. Must be under 2000 words.


Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 5


Max words: 2500

book reviews

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please have the name of your work inside the file.

  • Author's rights

    We ask for first serial and archival rights upon publication. For previously published work, we ask for second serial and archival rights. Rights revert to the author upon publication.

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    Always open

    Blog submissions


    Media Analysis Essays, Book Reviews, RAVE Report

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The Skipping Stone Review was founded with the vision of giving voice to all walks of life from all over the globe a personal voice in their writing. TSS is an engravement of the truth that is a skipping stone--that life skips on. No matter how heavy we are, we're capable of skipping forward. The ...

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    Editor Amanda Goceljak avatar

    Amanda Goceljak


    Editor Ash K. Gray avatar

    Ash K. Gray

    Magazine Editor

    Editor Nikolette Salas avatar

    Nikolette Salas

    Staff Writer