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Toronto Journal

Literary Magazine



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Toronto Journal publishes short stories and local history pieces, online, in print, and in sound.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

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  • Response time:
    3-6 months*
    Editor reported data
    33 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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PaysCA$50 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section


  • 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

    1 free copy provided to contributor

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction (Short Stories)

Max words: 7500

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: CA$ 50 per piece

We publish short stories from anywhere in the world.

Nonfiction (Local History (Toronto, GTA, and surrounding).)

Max words: 7500

Payment: CA$ 50 per piece

We will consider non-fiction pieces about local history (Toronto, GTA, and surrounding). Check out our website for examples:

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter or bio.

  • Eligibility

    We only accept anonymous submissions.

  • Formatting

    No strict formatting requirements besides legibility.

  • Author's rights

    If your work is selected for publication, Toronto Journal has first serial rights only, and the author retains all other rights to the work.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

33 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

69 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

32 days

12-month average response time

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Toronto Journal is a writing journal in print and sound. We publish two issues per year in the summer and the winter. WHY DOES THIS JOURNAL EXIST? Toronto Journal has two foundational goals: to dig up local history, and to publish great fiction. Each issue is book-ended by two historical pieces: ...

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