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West Trade Review

Literary Magazine

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Poetry

Nonfiction

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We accept fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and novel excerpts (especially looking for more of those). We have no fees during our regular reading period, April-December. Our aesthetic drive is in pursuit of work that is Fearless, Crafted, Impassioned (that's our motto!)

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4-6 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    14 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.78%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes

  • 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

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter and a biography of no more than 150 words. Work submitted without a biography will not be considered.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Work must be submitted as a Microsoft Word file (.doc or .docx). Follow conventional formatting. Include a clear title of the work.

  • Author's rights

    West Trade Review reserves all publication rights for each issue's design and content, as well as for first North American publishing rights. The journal also retains rights to use works for promotional and publicity pieces in printed or computerized formats. Authors and artists retain their rights for future publication/use.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media "We will occasionally run promos with expedited and/or personalized responses for free." Contributors receive 2 copies WTR regularly submits prize nominations for the O'Henry Award, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize.

Tracker statistics

174

Total submissions tracked

14 days

Average response time

2.78%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

171 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 889 days, 682 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

12 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Aug 15, 2024 - Dec 15, 2024

    All genres

    Closed

About

West Trade Review is published quarterly (one print edition each spring and an online quarterly each summer, fall, and winter). We strive to put forth the best contemporary poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction (personal essays/memoir), photography, and artwork and publish a mix of established and u...

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Founded

1981

Country

US

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