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Wild Hunt Magazine

Literary Magazine


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The magazine celebrates the weird, surreal and the other. We publish twice a year (summer and winter).


  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    2 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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 - 4000 words max

Max words: 750

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Horror, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Mystery, Noir, Speculative

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Provide a short third-person bio no longer than 350 characters (please avoid unprofessional styles and jokes)

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please send your story as double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman with page numbers as a Word Doc. YOUR NAME SHOULD NOT APPEAR ANYWHERE ON THE DOCUMENT OR FILE NAME. Please name your file in the following format: Title of Story.doc or Title of Story.docx

  • Author's rights

    All rights remain with the author. Contributors will be sent a short and easy-to-read publishing agreement (ca. 1 page). After publication, we ask authors to wait 3 months for their story to be published in other venues. If your story is republished, please display it as Originally appeared in Wild Hunt Magazine (or similarly).

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

23 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

15 days

Fastest response time

30 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres



Wild Hunt Magazine was founded in 2016 and is the little sister magazine to the publishing press Wild Hunt Books. The magazine celebrates the weird, surreal and the other. We publish twice a year (summer and winter) and we aim to feature literary stories by both established and emerging writers. We ...

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    Ariell Cacciola