send us up to three of your best fiction and/or nonfiction works 750 words or less. we allow a word cushion, but any works exceeding 1000 words will automatically be rejected. Excerpts are welcome as long as they can stand alone from the whole piece.

send us up to three of your best short poems. please place each poem on a separate page. we are looking for poems that are around twenty lines.

simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know as soon as possible if your work has been accepted elsewhere. We do not accept previously published works.

if you would like feedback on your work, please select your preferred add-on when you submit.

we aim to get back to you within three months, but alas we are a small staff and sometimes it takes us longer. if you have not heard from us within five months, feel free to query us at


we are seeking submissions for flash, our craft and book review blog. 

we are currently interested in blog posts that explore craft elements of flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. please review previous posts to ensure your submission does not intersect too closely with any previous submissions and to get a sense of the style of work we enjoy.

  • submissions should be between 800-1100 words 
  • the tone of the piece readily accessible to a general writing audience
  • the topic of the post should be focused, concise, and informative


we are seeking submissions that engage with the theme of "a bug's life" in any capacity. send us your most creepiest, crawliest, and beautiful fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that adhere to our general guidelines listed above.

winner receives $50 and publication in a special issue. two runners-up will receive publication in a special issue.

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