Welcome to Beyond Words, an international literary magazine founded in 2020.

Our magazine is a printed publication. However, we also offer digital editions of our issues. 

We publish monthly.

We consider poems and flash fiction and non-fiction up to 1000 words. 

We also look for inspiring and creative visual art.

For more information visit our website, Facebook and Instagram!

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We are currently reading for Beyond Words Magazine Issue 52 (November 2024).

We invite you to submit your poetry, as well as short fiction and non-fiction, for consideration. 

Visit our digital shop https://issuu.com/beyondwordslite to read past editions of Beyond Words Literary Magazine!

Tired of waiting for months to hear back from literary magazines? We at BEYOND WORDS LITERARY MAGAZINE believe there can be another way. We work around the clock and promise to respond to your submission within 24 hours with a decision.

BEYOND WORDS is an international magazine of literature and art founded in 2020. We accept submissions of poetry (up to three poems in a single submission) and flash fiction/non-fiction (one piece per submission; max. length 1000 words).

We consider previously published works. We also accept simultaneous submissions.

Beyond Words Magazine is published in both digital and print.
 

Submitters will receive 3 complimentary digital copies of recent editions of Beyond Words Magazine: Issue #43, Issue #42, and Issue #41.

Looking forward to reviewing your submissions! In the meantime, we invite you to add us on Instagram @beyondwordsmagazine and/or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BeyondWordsMagazine for the latest news.

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No matter the reason for the stay. A much-anticipated vacation, international conferences, sexy encounters, losing your rented apartment... Some of the most significant moments in our life happen in a hotel. 

We want to read your creative pieces about hotels! The title of our anthology, that will be published in February 2025, is Do Not Disturb: Hotel Stories. We invite you to submit your fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, for consideration! 

We will read any work that does not exceed 3000 words.

We accept simultaneous submissions. 

We are OK with previously published works. However, if a submitted piece has been previously published, please add a note about it.

We promise a fast turnaround - you will hear back from our 11-member global Editorial Board within 24 hours.  

We look forward to reading your works. Good luck!

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We are thrilled to announce our 3rd poetry chapbook awards!  

Our extended Editorial Board, a group of 13 international creatives: writers, editors and artists, will review your chapbooks and select the most creative; those who demonstrate multiple poetry techniques; and read as one piece , each poem contributing to the others. 

The winners will get their chapbook published with Beyond Words Press and promoted on our social media channels! 

Please only include poems or prose-poems.

We will only consider chapbooks up to 30 pages

Decisions will be sent out in October 2024.

Good luck!

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We are Beyond Words Magazine, an international magazine of art and literature, and we are just about to celebrate 50 editions! 

We are looking for visual artists who would like to get their work featured in one of our 2025 editions. We are open-minded and do not look for any specific visual art styles, techniques or themes. Just send us the pieces you like the most, or those you wish to promote! 

You can upload up to 10 pieces in the same submission.  

We will get back to you with a decision within 5 business days. 

Not sure whether or not to submit your works? Have a look at our past editions to get some idea about our taste! You can find all of our past issues as digital editions here: https://issuu.com/beyondwordslite or you can order a printed copy of the magazine, here: https://www.beyondwordsmag.com/online-store/Beyond-Words-Literary-Magazine-Purchase-Single-Issues-c126759813

Looking forward to reviewing your submissions! In the meantime, we invite you to add us on Instagram @beyondwordsmagazine and/or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BeyondWordsMagazine for the latest updates.
 

Good luck!

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We are excited to announce our new 250-word creative writing competition for the September 2024 edition of Beyond Words Literary Magazine! The theme this time is: 2094.

We invite you to submit your poems and flash pieces up to 250 words. We will consider any literary work that happens 70 years from now. Our 11-member Editorial Board will read all submissions in a blind review process, and will then choose the best works. The winning pieces will be featured in our September 2024 edition!

Good luck!

Decisions will be sent out in August.

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We are excited to announce our new 250-word creative writing competition for the October 2024 edition of Beyond Words Literary Magazine! The theme this time is: Happiness.

We invite you to submit your poems and flash pieces up to 250 words. We will consider any literary work related to happiness. Our 11-member Editorial Board will read all submissions in a blind review process, and will then choose the best works. The winning pieces will be featured in our October 2024 edition!

 Good luck!

 Decisions will be sent out in September.

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