Fiction Attic Press accepts submissions of flash fiction, short stories, and personal essays. If we accept your story, we will publish it on the Fiction Attic website (fictionattic.com) and on Fiction Attic Medium. We seek to give your work the widest possible readership and to link to your website, social media, or Medium account. Your submission may also be considered for publication in a print anthology. Please see below for submission categories and use the appropriate submission form.
Fiction Attic Press is seeking flash fiction and memoir of 700-1500 words for The Year on Pause Flash Writing Contest.
We seek any stories, fiction or nonfiction, about any aspect of the pandemic experience. We are open to all genres. We seek well-written fiction and nonfiction that surprises us and makes us think.
The winner will receive $75 and publication online at Fiction Attic Press.
The runner-up will receive $25 and publication online at Fiction Attic Press.
Deadline: April 30
Winners will be announced by May 30
You may submit up to three flash fictions or up to 5 micro-fictions at a time.
Flash Fiction: Each story should be no more than 1,000 words.
Micro-fiction: Each piece should be no more than 150 words.
$15 per accepted flash fiction (updated Jan. 2020)
$15 per accepted group of micro-fictions
Rights: After your story is published in Fiction Attic, you retain the rights to publish your story anywhere you like. We only ask that you link back to Fiction Attic Press.
We accept previously published stories, as long as you own the rights; please let us know in your cover letter if the story was previously published.
We are happy to link to your website or social media profile in order to help you further engage with your readers.
Submit one flash fiction - $2.99 or submit 3 flash fictions -$4.99
Submit three microfictions - $2.99 or submit 5 microfictions - $4.99
Submit one short story of 1500 to 3500 words. Stories are considered for online publication online on our website, fictionattic.com, and on our Medium site, https://medium.com/fiction-attic-press.
Is your story under 1,000 words? Use our FLASH FICTION submission form instead.
Payment: We pay $20 per published short story.
Accepted stories may also appear in future print anthologies.
We seek to help authors reach new audiences. After publication, you retain the rights to publish your story in other journals or in your own book. We will consider previously published stories, as long as you own the rights; please let us know in your cover letter if the story was previously published.
Fiction Attic Press seeks thoughtful, well-written essays and short memoir that surprise, delight, and inform us. We like free-ranging associations, unusual avenues, startling revelations.
When you submit your work, you acknowledge that we may publish it either online, in print, or both.
As of June, 2019, we pay $20 for each full-length essay we select for publication. We primarily publish essays of 2,000 - 5,000 words.
For flash memoir (1,000 words or fewer), we pay $10.
Use this form ONLY if we have written to you requesting that you send more of your work. Any submissions through this form that have not been solicited will be automatically deleted.