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Vast Chasm Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Photography

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Vast Chasm Magazine latest issue

We wanted to make a space that feels like a place—one where people can come together, share words, and seek knownness. Here, we gather to shine a light into the vast chasm of human experience.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    41 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.9%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$50

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

  • 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: Literary

Payment: $ 50

Fiction - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 50

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 50

Nonfiction - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 50

Poetry

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 50

Hybrid

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 50

For flash - up to 1,200 words

Photography

Payment: $ 50

Images must be original work. In general, we are not looking for portrait photography. Any photograph selected will be paired with an artist who will reimagine a swath of the image, resulting in a collaborative piece. Please see our website header for an example.

Wtf is genre, send anything

Payment: $ 50

One piece, mindful of the limits detailed above; use this submission category if you feel your work does not conform to the other genres listed. For example, you might submit a hybrid piece, a hermit crab essay, or anything we haven’t seen before.

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

    We care about content, not formatting, but if you’re wondering what we consider readable, 12-point Times New Roman works well. If there is anything you want us to know about your submission, please include a note at the top of the document (e.g. content warning, excerpt, greater context).

  • Author's rights

    For Vast Chasm Magazine, Vast Literary Press acquires First North American Serial Rights and Archival Rights. Following publication, copyright reverts to the author.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Pays! $50 Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype

Tracker statistics

124

Total submissions tracked

41 days

Average response time

2.9%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

127 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 276 days, 163 days

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About

Vast Literary Press was established in 2021 as an extension of the literary community its three founders discovered in one another. We believe creating and consuming art is a radical act that fosters empathy. Speaking and listening sparks change. At Vast, we champion artists and provide a platform ...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

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    Jen Ippensen

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    Mike Keller-Wilson

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    Holly Pelesky

    Editor-in-Chief