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Literary Magazine

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Nonfiction

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a Toronto-based literary journal publishing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art, and those strange beings in between

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

PaysCA$20

Find more details in the Genres section

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

    1 copy OR $20 honourarium

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: CA$ 20

For fiction and nonfiction, we will accept a maximum of 3000 words total in each genre. (e.g. Three 1000 word nonfiction pieces, or anything that adds up to 3000 words, OR one 3000 word piece.)

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: CA$ 20

For fiction and nonfiction, we will accept a maximum of 3000 words total in each genre. (e.g. Three 1000 word nonfiction pieces, or anything that adds up to 3000 words, OR one 3000 word piece.)

Poetry

Max pieces: 2

Payment: CA$ 20

We will consider a maximum of two poems per person per submission period. There are no length restrictions for the poetry we accept as submissions.

Hybrid

Max words: 3000

Payment: CA$ 20

For fiction and nonfiction, we will accept a maximum of 3000 words total in each genre. (e.g. Three 1000 word nonfiction pieces, or anything that adds up to 3000 words, OR one 3000 word piece.)

Art

Max pieces: 10

Payment: CA$ 20

We usually publish 8 – 10 pieces, including cover art and work inside the issue. We prefer publishing pieces that have similar theme or style.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    You may submit a short bio with your submission in the body of your email, but it is not a requirement.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Unless your piece purposefully breaks form conventions (which we are all for!) it should be professionally formatted with proper punctuation, indented paragraphs, etc.

  • Author's rights

    untethered secures first print and digital serial rights; upon publication, all rights revert back to the author.

  • Additional info

    Due to the extremely high volume of submissions we receive, we are regretfully unable to send rejection letters. If you have not heard back from us within six (6) months, please feel free to email us to check the status of your submission. We do not publish genre fiction (fantasy, horror, sci-fi, mystery, romance, etc.), articles, academic essays, writing for children or YA, so please don’t send them to us. Contributors will receive a $20 honourarium OR one (1) copy of the issue in which the contributor’s work appears.

Tracker statistics

10

Total submissions tracked

178 days

Average response time

15.38%

Average acceptance rate

187 days

Fastest response time

202 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

16.67%

12-month average acceptance rate

176 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

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About

Founded

2014

Country

CA

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    Stephanie McKechnie

    Editor-in-Chief