No fee & fast response

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Below is a list of 101+ no fee, literary magazines/journals that have a fast turnaround time (most average a month or less) according to Duotrope. I’ve also researched and added some others to the list, based on suggestions from experienced writers. The list is long, so I wasn’t able to provide additional details or links for all of them. Those that I’ve featured on my blog previously are detailed below, followed by a list of all the rest.

Read the guidelines carefully. Some may have changed whether or not they charge submission fees since I compiled the list. Some may be temporarily closed to submissions.

Hermeneutic Chaos Press Literary Journal

DEADLINE: Always open

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: None

FORMS: Poetry, fiction (3,000 words max), and artwork

NOTES: Quick response time, “we do our best to respond to the submissions within 10 days, usually much sooner.”

Yellow Chair Review

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: None

FORMS: poetry, found poetry, flash fiction, non-fiction, hybrids, reviews, and artwork

Sonic Boom

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: None

FORMS: experimental poetry, Japanese short-forms, flash fiction, and visual art

West Branch

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: $50 per submission of poetry, and $.05/word for prose with a maximum payment of $100

FORMS: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and translation

Lunch Ticket

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: None

FORMS:  poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, flash prose (any genre), young adult (13+), literary translation & multi-lingual texts, and visual art (painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, performance, and video)

scissors and spackle

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: poetry or short prose

PAYMENT: None

Reservoir

DEADLINE: Rolling

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS:  poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art

PAYMENT: None

Ilanot Review

LOCATION: Israel

READING PERIOD: Rolling deadlines. 

SUBMISSION FEE: None

NOTES: You can read more about them on The Review Review‘s site, including Josh Medsker‘s five star review of their Winter 2013 issue, as well as an interview with editor Janice Weizman by Stanley Trice.

FORMS: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, Graphic Art

PAYMENT: None

The Bitter Oleander

DEADLINE: Always open

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS:  short fiction, flash fiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: None

NOTES: You can read more about them on The Review Review‘s site, including a four star review by yours truly here: International Mag Features Diverse and Imaginative Writings and Translations, Review of Bitter Oleander, Spring 2015 by Trish Hopkinson


The Rest of the List…

SOFTBLOW

Love & Ensuing Madness [Rat’s Ass Review]

Amaryllis [Poetry Swindon]

Eunoia Review

Angle

Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, The [Matter Press]

Red Eft Review

Plum Tree Tavern

Jersey Devil Press

Skinny Poetry Journal, The

Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal (details above)

Down in the Dirt [Scars Publications]

Yellow Chair Review (details above)

Gargoyle

Bop Dead City

Akitsu Quarterly

Bacopa Literary Review

One Throne Magazine

New Verse News, The

Threepenny Review, The

THRUSH Poetry Journal

Rattle: Poets Respond [Rattle]

Star 82 Review (*82)

Front Porch Review

By&By Poetry

Bop Dead City Contests [Bop Dead City]

Rock the Chair Weekly Challenge [Yellow Chair Review]

Ink In Thirds

Hamilton Stone Review, The

Otoliths

a…p Press [After the Pause]

Star*Line [Science Fiction Poetry Association]

After the Pause

FOLDER Magazine

Acumen

Haiku Presence

Liminal Stories

Hermes Poetry Journal

Mithila Review

Random Sample

Clear Poetry

Rat’s Ass Review

Christian Century, The

Chiron Review

Fourth and Sycamore

Typehouse Literary Magazine [The People’s Ink]

Poetry Breakfast

Inertia Magazine

Sonic Boom Journal (details above)

Mobius: The Journal of Social Change

Up the Staircase Quarterly

Nightjar Review

Emerge Literary Journal [ELJ Publications]

Inflectionist Review, The

Monarch Review, The

Modern Haiku

Your Daily Poem

Great American Poetry Show, The

Litbreak Magazine

Unbroken

Your One Phone Call

West Branch (details above)

Rust + Moth

Cacti Fur

Cattails [United Haiku and Tanka Society]

Dying Dahlia Review

TYPO

Valparaiso Poetry Review

Scarlet Leaf Review

Allegro Poetry Magazine

Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal [Red Paint Hill Publishing]

November Bees

Shamrock Haiku Journal

FLAPPERHOUSE

Gyroscope Review

Lunch Ticket (details above)

San Pedro River Review

Machinery, The

Ekphrastic: writing and art on art and writing

Quiet Courage, A

Silver Birch Press

Southwest Review

Grievous Angel, The [Urban Fantasist]

Oven Bird

3Elements Review

Deep Water Literary Journal

Dime Show Review

Scissors & Spackle (details above)

Midnight Circus

Thin Noon

Reservoir (details above)

Eye to the Telescope

Constellations

Ilanot Review

Liminality

Antiphon

Algebra of Owls

Halfway Down the Stairs

Diode

Interim

Gone Lawn

Jewish Literary Journal


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