FICTION GUIDELINES: Include a cover letter with your submission. Simultaneously submitted works are permitted. Reading period 1 is: Aug. 1 through Dec. 1. Reading Period 2 is: Jan. 3 through April 30. Each story should be no longer than 7500 words. Please submit one story per submission. Stories should be individually typed either single- or double-spaced on one side of the page. Please make sure your name appears on all of the pages of your manuscript.
You may send two submissions in each genre per reading period. Any manuscripts received beyond this amount will be returned unread and/or your ability to submit via our online database will be blocked until the subsequent reading period begins. All works must be previously unpublished (in all formats).
We only accept electronic submissions for this genre.