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failbetter
editor@failbetter.com
  • Type of organization
    online
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Thom Didato
  • Publishes
    fiction, poetry, art
  • Focus
    a quarterly online magazine published in the spirit of a traditional literary journal.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Recognition Pushcart Prize Collection and Best American series, as well as online Million Writers Award
  • Representative authors
    Matthew Sharpe, Etgar Keret, Alix Ohlin
  • Submissions policy
    Please read submission guidelines at: www.failbetter.com/Submit.html (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    3 - 5 months
  • Author Payments
    none
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    8
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    24
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    2
  • ISSN Number
    1939-0335
  • Number of Issues per Year
    4
  • Average Page Views per Month
    180,000
  • Average Unique Visitors per Month
    60,000
  • Publish Print Anthology?
    yes
  • Anthology Price
    ebook
  • Publishes (%)
    5% Fiction, 30% Nonfiction, 40% Poetry, 20% Art, 5% Translation
  • Ads?
    no
  • Ad Rates