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Third Coast Magazine

Literary Magazine

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Nonfiction

Poetry

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Founded in 1995 by graduate students of the Western Michigan University English department, Third Coast is one of the nation’s premier literary magazines—and one of only a handful of nationally distributed literary magazines to regularly include four genres.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    675 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    5.17%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

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

    From the editors

    yes

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

We accept up to five pieces of flash fiction, or “short shorts,” at a time.

Nonfiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 7000

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

15 pages max

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No specific limitations

Review

Max words: 500

Max words: 2000

Interview

Max words: 2000

Max words: 6000

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

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

  • Additional info

    Available in print. Authors receive a contributor copy

Tracker statistics

95

Total submissions tracked

675 days

Average response time

5.17%

Average acceptance rate

55 days

Fastest response time

2440 days

Slowest response time

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Founded in 1995 by graduate students of the Western Michigan University English department, Third Coast is one of the nation’s premier literary magazines—and one of only a handful of nationally distributed literary magazines to regularly include four genres; Third Coast consistently publishes excell...

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Founded

1995

Country

US

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    Editor Amanda Scott avatar

    Amanda Scott

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Charli Spier

    Managing Editor