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wildness

Literary Magazine

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Nonfiction

Poetry

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wildness was founded by Michelle Tudor and Peter Barnfather in 2015, and operates as an imprint of Platypus Press. wildness accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction and considers work in most styles, forms, or genres.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    8 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.82%*
    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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    All submissions should include a third-person bio and short cover note in the body of the email.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    The work should be attached in a single .docx or PDF file—please do not submit using OneDrive or Google Docs.

  • Author's rights

    Though the owner of the work retains copyright upon publication, you agree to grant wildness first serial/electronic rights, as well as electronic archival rights (in perpetuity). You also agree that if the work is published subsequently (online or in print), credit to wildness is to be given.

  • Additional info

    We do, however, nominate for most major prizes (Pushcart, Best of the Net, Best American, etc.)

Tracker statistics

84

Total submissions tracked

8 days

Average response time

2.82%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

14 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 23 days, 23 days, 23 days, 23 days, 23 days, 63 days, 88 days, 176 days, 176 days, 176 days, 176 days, 1776 days, 1776 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

We were honoured when wildness was featured by Poets & Writers in their Nine New Lit Mags You Need to Read feature, mentioning that Wildness features formally inventive work by both established and emerging writers that embraces the mysteries of the self and the outside world. Also, when speaking wi...

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Founded

2015

Country

GB

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    michelle tudor

    Editor-in-Chief