Short Fiction (Non-Contest)
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- Please submit only one short story at a time and wait for a response before sending another. Simultaneous submissions to other magazines accepted. Please withdraw promptly if story is accepted elsewhere.
- Due to increasing submissions and a limited volunteer reading staff, we cannot guarantee a specific response time window. If you’d like to check on the status of your story, log into your Submittable account for updates.
- We accept submissions from anywhere in the world, but stories must be in English. Translations are accepted if permission of original author is explicitly granted in writing.
- No genre fiction (thriller, horror, romance, etc.); literary fiction only. Novel excerpts only if it stands alone as a story.
- Stories must be previously unpublished. This includes blogs, online, and any print media with a circulation greater than 1000.
- Word count limit: no minimum, max 10,000.
- Please do your best to format manuscript to be double-spaced, with 1" margins, and author name and story title in header.