Special Announcement

O:JA&L annual Call for Themed Submissions:

Experimental Discourse to 2000 words

2021 theme: “1 of 24– the story of an hour”

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 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: Experimental Fiction to 2000 words.

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

Submissions open January 1.                              Submissions close November 1.


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