Submissions of previously unpublished short fiction may be up to 8,000 words in length. No submission may consist of more than one story, unless you are submitting flash fiction. Up to three flash fictions (each no longer than 750 words) may be submitted in one submission, and they must be submitted in a single file.

Please submit your short fiction (typed, double-spaced, and paginated) in a single .doc, .docx, or .pdf file, and on the first page specify the number of words in the story, or stories, submitted. Please include your complete contact information (name, full mailing address, email address, telephone number) in a header or footer on each page of your submission. In the Title field please insert the title of your story or, in the case of flash fiction, the number of stories followed by "flash fiction(s)": e.g., 1 flash fiction; 3 flash fictions.

In the Cover Letter field please also include the following information: name, full mailing address, email address, telephone number; title of story (stories) submitted and number of words; and a short biographical note. For statistical purposes, please make sure to indicate your province/state and/or country of origin in your cover letter.

Response times will vary from one to nine months after the date of submission.

Authors of fiction may submit their work only once per calendar year.

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