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Open: Journal of Arts & Letters O:JA&L

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OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters (O:JA&L) is a multi-platform arts journal accessible online through most hand-held devices. O:JA&L features new content published continually. At O:JA&L, we have adopted an eclectic aesthetic and a unique publishing schedule to satisfy our audience’s demand for freshness and variety.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for some submissions. They charge fees for some categories at some times.
Important: Lengths, dates, and other details may vary for special themes.
Submission Caps: They may close to submissions early if they reach their quota. Check before submitting.
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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2017

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished on a rolling basis.

Fiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).

Payment:

No monetary payment No monetary payment.

Submissions:

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


Nonfiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 10,000 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Personal.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir, Other (May vary).

Payment:

No monetary payment No monetary payment.

Submissions:

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


Poetry Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
Poetry Forms:

Open to all/most Forms, including: Haiku (or related).

Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).

Payment:

No monetary payment No monetary payment.

Submissions:

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


Visual Art Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Artwork ArtworkUp to 6 pieces.
Graphic Narrative Graphic NarrativeUp to 10 pages.
Art Media:

Open to all/most Art Media, including: Digital art, Drawing, Cartoon/Comic strip, Mixed media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture.

Art Styles:

Open to all/most Art Styles.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).

Payment:

No monetary payment No monetary payment.

Submissions:

Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Media: Image.


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Open: Journal of Arts & Letters 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 8 reports from 8 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported2 min | 20.6 mean avg | 8.5 median | 67 max days (24.4 std dev)
Pending4 responses are pending (3 min | 11.8 mean avg | 11.5 median | 21 max days waiting | 7.4 std dev) from 4 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The most common submission fee paid: USD $5.00. (54.6 % of reports specified whether they paid a fee; of those, 16.7 % paid fees.)
Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 06 Jun 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 22 May 2024.

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Dates

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 22 Mar 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 16 Oct 2017

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