Literary Submissions


Issue Theme Submission Period
Summer 2018  Light and Shadow April 16, 2018 to June 30, 2018

General Guidelines

Please read previous issues to get some idea of our tastes. Also,  read this article

We want your best original, unpublished literary work.  Submit up to five poems or one story at a time. Please wait at least six months before submitting again. Please send all sybmissions to Attach one Word document with Poetry Submission or Fiction Submission in the subect line. Include the author’s name, address, telephone number, and email address at the top of the first page and include a 75-word third-person biography at the end.  If this is a simultaneous submission, please indicate in your submission and if it is accepted elsewhere before we send an acceptance, please let us know immediately.  Once accepted by us, you can not withdraw it later. No revisions to the submitted work are allowed. The editors reserve the right to do minor edits for clarity.

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Publication Rights:  The Literary Nest acquires First North American Serial Rights to published works.

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