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Literary Magazine



A premier publisher of short fiction and the newest platform from the team behind The Masters Review, CRAFT Literary, Fractured Lit, and The Voyage Journal

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  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
    60 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult

Payment: $ 200

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are optional, but it’s nice to know who is submitting to us. We do not need your mailing address. Please refrain from describing your stories. The work needs to speak for itself. Including the title and word count of each story is helpful for more efficient consideration of your work. Please include a brief third-person biography statement. If necessary, please include a content warning to help protect our readers.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Double-space your submission and use Times New Roman 12 pt font. Word docs work best!

  • Author's rights

    Uncharted Magazine holds first serial publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following Uncharted Magazine’s first publication. For reprints, we ask for acknowledgment of its publication in Uncharted Magazine first.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Available in print Pays! $200 for original stories Accept previously published (but reprints aren't paid)

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

60 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

169 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 170 days, 204 days, 200 days, 199 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open




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    Tommy Dean


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    Josh Roark


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    Elizabeth Crowder

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