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THE THIMBLE LITERARY MAGAZINE IS BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT POETRY IS LIKE ARMOR. LIKE A THIMBLE, IT MAY BE SMALL AND SEEM INSIGNIFICANT, BUT IT WILL PROTECT US WHEN WE ARE MOST VULNERABLE.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    75 days*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    27 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    11.76%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize

  • 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 - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

Min pieces: 2

Max pieces: 4

Hybrid

Max words: 1200

Prose: Please send a single work of around 1,200 words. It can be fiction, creative non-fiction, or somewhere in between.

Photography

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Please send us three to five examples of your art, which can include photographs and photographs of three-dimensional pieces. The images need to be as high-quality as you can.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a short bio.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions can be in one document or several. Word, Google Docs, or Open Office preferred. Please do not use PFD.

  • Author's rights

    By publishing work, Thimble expects First North American Serial Rights. Thimble will also archive all works online at ThimbleLitMag.com and in a print version of the magazine, available on-demand. All rights revert to the writer after work is first published online. We would appreciate it if the writer cites Thimble in all future publications of the work.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

27 days

Average response time

11.76%

Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

66 days

Slowest response time

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About

At Thimble Literary Magazine, we believe armor can be found in the oddest of places: whether that’s facing a hard truth head-on or reframing it so you can better understand it. We believe the stories we tell ourselves to be the most powerful protection for our edges. We are a quarterly online and p...

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Founded

2018

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US

www.thimblelitmag.com

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    Editor Nadia Arioli avatar

    Nadia Arioli

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Phil Cerroni avatar

    Phil Cerroni

    Managing Editor

    Editor Dr. Gabriel Mamola avatar

    Dr. Gabriel Mamola

    Associate Editor