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Willow Springs

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

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Willow Springs publishes work by unknown and up and coming writers, and by U.S. Poet Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners, engaging our readers in an ongoing discussion of art, ideas, and the human experience.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    318 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0%*
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Payssee Genres section for details

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Fee$3

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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

    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

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Reading period: September 1 - May 31.

Fiction - 750 words max

Max words: 750

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 40 per piece

For short prose (under 750 words), submissions can include up to three pieces.

Nonfiction

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Open year round

Nonfiction - 750 words max

Max words: 750

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 40 per piece

For short prose (under 750 words), submissions can include up to three pieces.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 20 per piece

Reading period: September 1 - May 31.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $20-100

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please submit a word document.

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Available in print. We offer two complimentary copies for work we publish. Pays! $100 per published long-form prose piece, $40 for short prose and $20 per published poem Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype Submission fee (though they have some free submission windows)

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

318 days

Average response time

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Average acceptance rate

268 days

Fastest response time

454 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 41 days, 826 days

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About

Since 1977 Willow Springs has published the finest in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as interviews with notable authors including Marilynne Robinson, Stuart Dybek, Aimee Bender, Robert Wrigley, Joyce Carol Oates, Yusef Komunyakaa, Ramona Ausubel, Rebecca Brown and Kim Addonizi...

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Founded

1977

Country

US

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    Editor Polly Buckingham  avatar

    Polly Buckingham

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Samantha Swain

    Managing Editor

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    Brittany Jennings

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    Tricia Kiehn

    Web Editor