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Grand Little Things

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Grand Little Things is a journal that embraces versification, lyricism, and formal poetry that focuses on anything, be it the expanse between the minutia of everyday life, to revelations on how we got here or why we use a thing called language. We welcome grand concepts like spirituality, reality, existence or little things like emotions and human relationships. GLT wants to read all formal poems, be they grand like the sestina or little, like the couplet. GLT caters to formalistic, stylized poetry, but it is welcome to invented/nonce forms as well. Heck, as long as there is a strong sense of versification – does the poem sing? Is the imagery vivid and serves a purpose? Does the poem have meaning? Or does it do away with such concepts? – it will be considered. However, GLT is not the best place for experimental poetry. Language is small. It’s just markings that we’ve assigned meaning to. However, that meaning fills the entirety of our universe.

Voluntary Fees: This project accepts voluntary fees for "tip jar" submissions.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2020

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished on a rolling basis.

Poetry Open


Open to a broad Audience.

General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 3 pieces.
Poetry Forms:

Open to all/most Forms, including: Blank verse, Formal verse, Free verse, Haiku (or related), Invented/Nonce form, Lyric poetry, Metrical, Narrative poetry, Sestina, Sonnet, Villanelle.


Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.


Open to all/most Topics.


No monetary payment No monetary payment.


Method: Duosuma submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Media: Text.

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Grand Little Things Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day. Learn more about the statistics.
AccuracyWe have received 243 reports from 229 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported0 min | 169.8 mean avg | 177.0 median | 302 max days (45.4 std dev)
Responses88.89 %
Acceptances18.93 % of submissions accepted (171.8 avg. days per acceptance) | 19.21 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most publishers have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections69.96 % (183.3 avg. days per rejection) | 2.9 % personal, 97.1 % form, 0.0 % unspecified
Non-Responses11.11 %
Never Responded-
Withdrawals11.11 % (80.9 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending49 responses are pending (1 min | 64.9 mean avg | 40.0 median | 196 max days waiting | 57.7 std dev) from 49 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The editors will try to make a decision within 180 days. (46.1 % of the responses reported to us for this listing have taken longer than 180 days.)
Do not query on the status of your submission before 150 days have passed.
The most common submission tip paid: USD $1.00. (9.7 % reported giving a tip.)
Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 18 May 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 29 Dec 2023.

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Last Updated: 02 May 2024
Last Audited: 01 Jan 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 09 Jul 2020

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