Submission information

Short Fiction

Short fiction may be submitted to our literary magazine, The Periodical, Forlorn. Themed calls for submission are open routinely. See The Periodical, Forlorn website for more information on how to submit:


Submissions are also currently open for our conceptual anthology, And the Walls Came Crashing Down.

What do we accept?

  • Solicited short stories, flash fiction and poetry

What don't we accept?

  • Novels

  • Unsolicited stories

We're a small and nascent company. As we grow, we'll be opening for more types of submissions, including short story anthologies and novels. Check back frequently.

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