Special Announcement

OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters Annual Call for Themed Submissions:

Flash Discourse as Micro-Flash.

2021 theme: “Requiem.”

50 words maximum, not including title and by-line. Fiction and nonfiction.

Interpret the theme in its broadest sense. Submit up to 10 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.

To make your work eligible and available to O:JA&L readers-in-performance for an O:JA&L YouTube event, mark the Affirmative Permission/YouTube Release box.

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: Micro Flash.

No reading fees apply. “Expedited” consideration is available for a fee.


Submissions open January 1.          Submissions close March 31.


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