Submissions

Short Story Submissions Open:
June 1, 2021

  1. We are seeking 2 short stories that grip us by the heart, twist our stomachs, and lead us home. Our Fall 2022 issue is themed. Your submission should embody some version of Kenopsia: the eerie forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet.
  2. Submissions must be submitted in .doc format, Times New Roman 12-pt. font.
  3. Submissions must be sent via Submittable. Submissions sent via email will not be considered.
  4. All identifying information should be removed from the submission.
  5. Submissions cannot exceed 7,000 words.
  6. Submissions must be original, unpublished works. This includes personal blogs and social media. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, however, we ask that you inform us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere prior to publication.
  7. Two short story pieces will be selected for publication in the Fall 2022 issue of Sunflowers at Midnight. The selected short stories will be awarded $50 each and a print copy of Sunflowers at Midnight: Fall 2022 issue upon publication.
  8. Submissions close at midnight on March 31, 2022.

Flash Fiction Submissions Open:
June 1, 2022

  1. We are seeking flash fiction that grips us by the heart, twists our stomachs, and leads us home. The theme for our Fall 2022 issue is Kenopsia: the eerie forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. Your work should embody some aspect of this.
  2. Flash Fiction submissions must be submitted in .doc format, Times New Roman 12-pt. font.
  3. Submissions must be sent via Submittable. Submissions sent via email will not be considered.
  4. All identifying information should be removed from the submission.
  5. Submissions cannot exceed 1,000 words.
  6. Submissions must be original, unpublished works. This includes personal blogs and social media. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, however, we ask that you inform us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere prior to publication.
  7. Submissions close at midnight on August 31, 2022.

Poetry Submissions Open:
June 1, 2021

  1. We are seeking flash fiction that grips us by the heart, twists our stomachs, and leads us home. The theme for our Fall 2022 issue is Kenopsia: the eerie forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. Your work should embody some aspect of this.
  2. Poetry submissions must be submitted in .doc format, Times New Roman 12-pt. font.
  3. Submissions must be sent via Submittable. Submissions sent via email will not be considered.
  4. All identifying information should be removed from the submission.
  5. Submissions cannot exceed 10 pages or 5 poems per submission.
  6. Submissions must be original, unpublished works. This includes personal blogs and social media. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, however, we ask that you inform us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere prior to publication.
  7. Submissions close at midnight on August 31, 2022.

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Have a question regarding submissions?
Send us an email: submissions@sunflowersatmidnight.com.