We read submissions from September 15th to November 15th and January 15th through March 15th. Please only send work during these reading periods.
Submit one short story, one creative nonfiction piece or up to five poems as one MS Word file (if using a newer version of Word, please save your document as a ".doc" file rather than ".docx"). Prose is limited to 10,000 words. Include a cover letter with contact and biographical information as the first page of your submission.
Submissions must be previously unpublished. You may submit work in multiple genres, but use separate submissions for each genre and limit your submissions to one per genre. Please do not submit additional work in a single reading period before hearing back from us about your first submission. We do accept simultaneous submissions but must be notified immediately if the work is published elsewhere.
We hold first serial rights for the material we publish, with the copyright reverting back to the author upon publication.
We DO NOT accept submissions by mail or email. Mailed submissions will be recycled and emailed submissions will be deleted without notification.