Annual Call for Themed Submissions

Prose Discourse/Flash Discourse as Double Flash (Short-short)
2020 Theme: “Naturalism: Tranche de Vie.”

2000 words minimum, 2100 words maximum, not including title and by-line.

Submit up to 2 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/Double Flash/Naturalism.”

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

Submissions open October 1.                              Submissions close December 31.


Image: Karin Peeling Apples by Carl Larrson (1853-1919). Watercolor. No size specified. 1904. Public domain.