Annual Call for Themed Submissions: Flash Discourse
2021 Theme: “A New Leaf/A Reverdie.” Interpret the theme in its broadest sense.
400 words minimum, 500 words maximum, not including title and by-line.
Submit up to 4 separate pieces in one document. Start each piece on a new page. Follow other general guidelines that may apply. Use a cover letter that contains all contact information and include a professional biography in third person of up to 50 words. Simultaneous submissions are accepted with the understanding that notice to O:JA&L will be prompt if a piece is accepted elsewhere. To ensure processing by the correct editors, the subject line or cover letter should include the words “Annual Call for Submissions: Flash Fiction/Half Flash.”
No reading fees apply. “Expedited” consideration is available for a fee.
Submissions open July 1. Submissions close December 30.