Submissions

General submissions now open

What we publish

We publish fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction & visual art.

We love a wide range of genres and styles, especially writing that is innovative in form and progressive in content. Work must be original and previously unpublished.

Not sure if your work is suited to our magazine?

Find out what we like by reading our current issue

Submission periods

Fall issues: June 1st to November 1st 

Spring issues: Nov 1st to March 1st

Limits

Fiction & creative nonfiction: up to 5,000 words

Poetry: up to 5 poems  

How to submit

Please submit your work through submittable.

No submissions through email or mail unless you have an invite to do so from the editors. (For example, prisoners may request to do this.)

Include a bio of up to 50 words in your cover letter. 

Guidelines

-Reading fee of $3

-International submissions welcomed, but English language only this year

-Multiple submissions welcome at $3 per submission

-Simultaneous submissions are fine as long as you notify us if it’s accepted elsewhere

-No submissions from current FIU students.

-Submissions accepted from FIU alumni 2 or more years after graduation

-We respond within 1 month of the reading period close date


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Copyright Info
We hold first serial rights for the material we publish, with the copyright reverting back to the author upon publication.

Interviews and Book Reviews
Please email your query only during submission periods.

Questions or comments?

Email gulfstreamlitmag@gmail.com

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