ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE A BRIEF, THIRD PERSON BIOGRAPHY AND AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF WHETHER OR NOT YOUR SUBMISSION IS AN ESSAY OR FICTION
We have a newly mandated soft word count. Minimum amount of words can be 200, the maximum can be 2,000. Please thoroughly proof and edit your work prior to submitting to us. All essays and fiction must follow MLA formatting. Preferred font: Times New Roman, 12pt., double-spaced. Please consider using 150% zoom in the Microsoft Office View feature.
We are currently closed to poetry until further notice.
Please note: we retain first electronic rights and non-exclusive rights. We ask that you credit “originally published on Chicago Literati” as an epitaph above your short story or essay if it’s published in a different magazine.
We do accept simultaneous submissions and reprints, but please inform us.We accept unsolicited submissions but only through our Submittable account. All submissions must include a brief, succinctly written third-person biography at the foot of said submission or included in the cover letter.
Submissions should not be sent to our Gmail account.
Submissions for THE DAILY FLASH are always open. THE DAILY FLASH doubles as a tax deductible gift and specialty flash fiction and flash column series. Submissions must be a minimum of 200 words and must not exceed 800 words. We do not take micro-fiction (e.g., “for sale: baby shoes, never worn”). Please follow MLA formatting and proofread your work prior to submitting.
CURRENTLY READING SUBMISSIONS
THE DYSTOPIA ISSUE
February 2nd-March 2nd, 2017
“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”
–George Orwell 1984
We’re seeking submissions for our dystopia issue from February 2nd until March 2nd. Please follow our mandated guidelines. Submissions that do not adhere to our formatting guidelines will automatically be rejected. Please include a brief, third-person biography of yourself either in your cover letter or at the foot of your submission.
We look forward to hearing from you!