Submission Guidelines

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Please read our guidelines (below) before submitting. If work has been previously published, please indicate where.

We accept works from writers and poets over the age of 18, or with an exceptional history of publication.

 

All submissions must be accompanied by short bio and an author photo in JPEG format. Include your email contact and social media links ONLY if you wish them to be published alongside your work.
 
All entries must be sent as Word Documents. In your email, please include your genre in your subject line, along with your name.
 
Include your name and a 100 word bio in your Word Document with your submission to help us keep track of what belongs to whom.

 

Please only submit once every three issues.

Poetry – Three short or one long poem (approximately 60 lines max, but there is flexibility here)

Short stories – one story per submission/issue, maximum of 3000 words. previously published stories accepted!


Flash Fiction – one ff per submission/issue. maximum of 1000 Words. previously published stories accepted!

Memoir or Essays – up to 3000 Words

Book reviews – up to 1000 Words

Deadlines are:

December 15 for consideration for our January issue
February 15 for consideration for our March issue
April 15 for consideration for our May issue
June 15 for considering for our July issue
August 15 for consideration for our September issue
October 15 for consideration for our November issue

 

 

 

All fiction submissions should be sent to WCL.Fiction@gmail.com

All non-fiction submissions, including book reviews, should be sent to dfh.editor.wordcity@gmail.com

All poetry submissions should be sent to fay_witty@yahoo.com

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Contributors retain all rights to their work.


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