What StoryQuarterly Is Looking For:
We are interested in previously unpublished literary fiction, including short stories, short shorts, and novel excerpts up to 6,250 words in length, and creative nonfiction. We select work on the basis of style, craft, freshness, and vision.
How To Submit:
All work must be submitted electronically through Submittable. Information about our current submissions status (open/closed) is also posted on our Submittable page.
We welcome simultaneous submissions but ask contributors to notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Reporting time is usually four to six months. Given occasional backlogs, potentially successful contributors may experience additional delays.
We offer a small honorarium of $25. We offer a standard contract for first North American serial rights.
We run an annual fiction contest. The winner, first runner-up and second runner-up of are published in the issue, and the winner receives a prize of $500.
When to Submit: