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"Wayward Literature means to symbolize the journey that comes with any work. We aim to cover what pushes the boundaries and to showcase stories that go beyond."

Table of contents

Introduction

Wayward Literature means to symbolize the journey that comes with any work. We aim to cover what pushes the boundaries and to showcase stories that go beyond.

Vibe

Send us your best but less intimidating

Response Time
82 days
Average acceptance rate
25%

Types of Submissions Accepted

4 genres

A general comment from the editor [coming soon]

fiction genre icon

Fiction

Max words: 2500

Flash rules

Max words: 1000

poetry genre icon

Poetry

2 pages max

art genre icon

Art

Max pieces: 1

ā€“ No depictions of excessive violence ā€“ If focusing on sensitive topics (rape, abuse, suicide, etc.) please include a warning ā€“ Include a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the piece along with the title

photography genre icon

Photography

Max pieces: 1

ā€“ No depictions of excessive violence ā€“ If focusing on sensitive topics (rape, abuse, suicide, etc.) please include a warning ā€“ Include a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the piece along with the title

fiction genre icon

Fiction

Max words: 2500

Flash rules

Max words: 1000

poetry genre icon

Poetry

2 pages max

art genre icon

Art

Max pieces: 1

ā€“ No depictions of excessive violence ā€“ If focusing on sensitive topics (rape, abuse, suicide, etc.) please include a warning ā€“ Include a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the piece along with the title

photography genre icon

Photography

Max pieces: 1

ā€“ No depictions of excessive violence ā€“ If focusing on sensitive topics (rape, abuse, suicide, etc.) please include a warning ā€“ Include a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the piece along with the title

Need to know for submitting

Read carefully, it will save from dead rats in the mailbox

  • 01

    Details

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  • 02

    How to submit šŸ—ļø

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  • 03

    Cover Letter and Bio šŸ—ļø

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  • 04

    Awards

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  • 05

    Demographics & Eligibility

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  • 06

    Formatting requirements šŸ—ļø

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  • 07

    Rights for published work šŸ—ļø

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Magazine

Founded in 2022 | United States

Masthead

We currently list only main editors, more will be added later! If you are an editor, you can edit your masthead in our admin panel :)

Shania N. Soler
Editor-in-Chief
Chill Stats (note: this is not exactly accurate...)

Total tracked

6

Average acceptance rate

25%

Average response time

82 days

Average acceptance/rejection time

61/89 days

Fastest response time

52 days

Slowest response time

144 days