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Ursa Short Fiction (podcast)

Literary Magazine



Ursa is dedicated to celebrating outstanding short fiction, with an emphasis on spotlighting underrepresented voices.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
  • Acceptance rate:

Pays$0.08 per word

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  • 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 - 12000 words max

Max words: 3500

Max words: 12000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    For all submissions, please use the appropriate subject line, and tell us a little bit about yourself, with links to any relevant information about you and your work. Multiple story submissions are okay.

  • Eligibility

    All marginalized creators

  • Formatting

    All original stories must be uploaded via Submittable as a PDF or Word attached document. Your submissions should be double-spaced in a 12-point readable font, with pages numbered. On the first page please include the title of your story, your name, and contact details (phone number and email address).

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Emphasis on spotlighting underrepresented voices. "Because we are a small team, we are unable to respond individually to story submissions unless we are able to move forward with producing or publishing them. "

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Total submissions tracked

505 days

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Average acceptance rate

505 days

Fastest response time

505 days

Slowest response time

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