Prime Number Magazine

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Dennis McFadden, Terri Kirby Erickson, Joseph Mills, Gerry Wilson, Michael Hettich, Jacinta V. White, Pinckney Benedict, Shivani Mehta, Yahia Lababidi
Reading Periods: 
Jan 1 to Feb 28
May 1 to Jun 30
Sep 1 to Oct 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Free online
Subscription Price: 
Greater than 10,000

Editorial Focus

Prime Number Magazine’s goal is to publish distinctive works of poetry and short fiction, regardless of theme or style. As of January 2023, Prime Number Magazine began publishing every four months, with guest editors for each issue. Submissions will be open the first two months of each quadrimester. Prime Number Magazine is an online-only publication by Press 53.

Tips From the Editor

Please use our online submission manager (Submittable); do not submit by mail or email. Please format your submissions appropriately—double spacing, page numbers, and word count (for prose). Please include your name and contact information on your submission.

Submissions for poetry and short fiction are open the first two months of each quadrimester. With each new issue (January, May, September), we introduce a new set of guest editors who will be reading for a future issue. To see who is currently reading, go to our Submittable page.

Contact Information

Kevin Watson, Publisher and Editor in Chief
560 North Trade Street, Suite 103
Winston Salem
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Last updated: Feb 15, 2024