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Westwind Journal of the Arts

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

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For over fifty years, Westwind has been printing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, music, and everything in between. Westwind encourages work to abandon formulaic and traditional demands and expectations.

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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 - 3500 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Fairy Tales & Folklore

Excerpts from longer prose pieces are acceptable if self-contained.

Nonfiction (Creative nonfiction)

Max words: 1

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 3

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Excerpts from longer prose pieces are acceptable if self-contained.

Nonfiction (Blog)

Max words: 1000

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 3

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Nonfiction (Blog)

Max words: 1000

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: , ,

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Up to 3 individual poems (up to 750 words collectively).

Art

Max pieces: 5

Photography

Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    We are a literary magazine based at UCLA, and love work that contributes to LA's literary landscape. However, submissions are welcome from anywhere and anyone! BLOG Please send up to 3 pieces of any article genre (cultural criticism, longform review, etc.). While we accept submissions of any length, most of our published pieces run between 1000-1500 words.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

124 days

Average response time

50%

Average acceptance rate

20 days

Fastest response time

338 days

Slowest response time

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About

Founded

1957

Country

US

www.westwinducla.com

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    Editor Jade Lacy avatar

    Jade Lacy

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Katherine King avatar

    Katherine King

    Managing Editor

    Editor Louise Kim avatar

    Louise Kim

    Executive Fiction Editor

    Editor Kylee Kropf avatar

    Kylee Kropf

    Executive Poetry Editor