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CRAFT Literary

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Interview

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CRAFT explores the art of prose, celebrating both emerging and established writers. We focus on the craft of writing and how the elements of craft make a good story or essay shine.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    4-5 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    34 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.05%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

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, 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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

For flash - ONE flash fiction piece between 401 and 1,000 words OR up to three micros (400 words or fewer each / fewer than 1,000 words total)

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

For flash - ONE flash fiction piece between 401 and 1,000 words OR up to three micros (400 words or fewer each / fewer than 1,000 words total)

Interview

Craft and critical essays range from 1,500 to 2,500 words concerning the craft of fiction or creative nonfiction. We recommend familiarizing yourself with our archive.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    CRAFT holds first serial publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following CRAFT’s first publication. For reprints we ask for acknowledgement of its publication in CRAFT first.

  • Additional info

    Pays! $100 for original flash and $200 for original short fiction and creative nonfiction. Does not pay for reprints though. Accept previously published They have a free fast response for BIPOC/underrepresented writers

Tracker statistics

124

Total submissions tracked

34 days

Average response time

1.05%

Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

124 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 138 days, 138 days, 157 days

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2017

Country

US

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    Courtney Harler

    Editor-in-Chief