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Unfortunately, Literary Magazine

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We at Unfortunately, aim to take the sting-and-stigma out of rejections and make the writing world a little less of a hellscape.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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

  • 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: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, wtf idk

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Art

Min pieces: 4

Max pieces: 10

Send us 3-10 images.

Photography

Min pieces: 4

Max pieces: 10

Send us 3-10 images.

Comics

Send us 3-10 images.

Play

No specific limitations

Hybrid

No specific limitations

Wtf is genre, send anything

No specific limitations

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

    or text-based work, we acquire Exclusive First Electronic Rights and Exclusive Social Media Rights for 90 days. After the first 90 days: We also ask for Non-Exclusive Electronic Rights and Non-Exclusive Social Media Rights indefinitely so we can include your work in our archives and throwback posts on social media. You can publish your work somewhere else, but please credit Unfortunately, Literary Magazine with initial publication. For image-based work, we acquire Non-Exclusive Electronic Rights and Non-Exclusive Social Media Rights indefinitely. This is so we can include your work in our current issue and social media posts, and subsequently in our archives and throwback posts. For translations, we acquire Exclusive First English-Language and Exclusive Social Media Rights for 90 days. You must provide a statement that certifies you have received permission from the original rights holder (either the publisher or the author, as applicable) to give us these rights. After the first 90 days: We also ask for Non-Exclusive English-Language Electronic Rights and Non-Exclusive Social Media Rights indefinitely so we can include your work in our archives and throwback posts on social media. You can publish your work somewhere else, but please credit Unfortunately, Literary Magazine with initial publication.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff Active on social media Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype Helpful: reposting other opportunities on their Twitter:) "They explain what they love about the piece and why they picked it - I found this very rewarding."

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

189 days

Average response time

11.11%

Average acceptance rate

64 days

Fastest response time

276 days

Slowest response time

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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Submission calls

    General

    Apr 1, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024

    All genres

    Closed

About

As such, we promise to: Respond to all submissions. Provide feedback to submitters who request it. Explain to our readers why we accepted the pieces we publish. Provide resources for navigating life as a writer and artist. Encourage diverse voices to share their stories. Attempt to pay you motherfu...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

www.unfortunatelylitmag.com

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    Editor Nathalie Lawrence avatar

    Nathalie Lawrence

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Edith E. Hammernacker  avatar

    Edith E. Hammernacker

    Submissions Editor