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VERDANT

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

Art

Humor

Wtf is genre, send anything

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A vibrant art journal dedicated to housing work from established and emerging artists. Welcome to VERDANT.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    28 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    5% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    7.69%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • 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 (Seasonal Issues)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Nonfiction (Seasonal Issues)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry (Seasonal Issues)

Max lines: 100

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 5

Review (Blog)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Interview (Blog)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Art (Seasonal Issues)

Max pieces: 5

We accept visual art including paintings, drawings, mixed media, sculptures and ceramics. Submit up to five pieces of artwork as high resolution JPG images. Each piece must be accompanied with an artist's statement of no more than 500 words.

Humor (Blog)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Wtf is genre, send anything

Max pieces: 3

Send us your vibrancy. Whatever that means.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please ensure general submissions are in 12-point Times New Roman or a similar Serif font. This does not apply for hybrid work.

  • Author's rights

    VERDANT reserves First North American Serial Rights. After publication, all rights revert back to the author. If your work appears elsewhere later, please acknowledge VERDANT as the first place of publication.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

28 days

Average response time

7.69%

Average acceptance rate

-19 days

Fastest response time

98 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    Summer

    Open

    Deadline: Jul 31, 2024

    2024 Poetry Prize: Judged by Joseph Fasano

    Open

    Deadline: Jul 15, 2024

    What does vibrancy mean to you? The surreal and immediate? Or, the subtle and enigmatic? Everyday, we enc

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    Winter

    Dec 1, 2024 - Jan 1, 2025

    Fall

    Aug 1, 2024 - Sep 15, 2024

About

Established in May 2023 right out of Toronto, VERDANT is a literary arts journal that features vibrant work from emerging and established writers across the globe. We look for thrilling narratives that may or may not be debatable or nonsensical. If it's vibrant, we want to see it.

Founded

2023

Country

CA

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Masthead

    Editor Grace Qiu avatar

    Grace Qiu

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Morouje Sherif avatar

    Morouje Sherif

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor J. L. Kies avatar

    J. L. Kies

    Reader & Prose Editor

    Editor Muhammed Olowonjoyin avatar

    Muhammed Olowonjoyin

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Sara Massoudi avatar

    Sara Massoudi

    Prose Editor

    Editor Esmé Kaplan-Kinsey avatar

    Esmé Kaplan-Kinsey

    Prose Reader

    Editor Eartha Davis avatar

    Eartha Davis

    Reader & Poetry Editor