We are looking for daring work that is innovative, striking, and emotive in its narrative and ideas. We welcome poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and one-act plays by published and unpublished writers. We DO NOT accept simultaneous submissions. We read all submissions within two to three months and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your work. If you do not hear from us within two to three months, please note that it is due to a heavy load of submissions. Guidelines:

  • Submit one or more of the following: a short story between 1,000-2,500 words; up to 3 poems; a non-fiction piece between 900-2,500 words; a one-act play.
  • Your work must be unpublished and original.
  • While we are not particularly looking for genre fiction, we do accept some science fiction.
  • Do not send the same piece more than once per reading period unless requested.
  • Writers of color are highly encouraged to submit.
  • International writers are highly encouraged to submit.
  • Emerging writers are encouraged to submit.

We charge a nominal submission fee of $3 per submission. Submission fees are non-refundable. 

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  • Submit up to one one-act play per reading period. 
  • The play must not exceed 15 pages. 
  • Your work must be original and unpublished. 
  • Do not send the same piece more than once per reading period unless requested.
  • Playwrights of color are highly encouraged to submit.
  • Emerging playwrights are also encouraged to submit. 
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We are looking for daring short fiction that is innovative, striking, and emotive in its narrative and ideas. We welcome short stories by published and unpublished writers. We DO NOT accept simultaneous submissions. We read all submissions within two to three months and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your work. If you do not hear from us within three months, please note that it is due to a heavy load of submissions. Guidelines:

  • Submit one short story between 1,000-2,500 words.
  • Your work must be unpublished and original.
  • While we are not particularly looking for genre fiction, we do accept some science fiction.
  • Do not send the same piece more than once per reading period unless requested.
  • Writers of color are encouraged to submit.
  • Emerging writers are also encouraged to submit.

We charge a nominal submission fee of $3 per submission. Submission fees are non-refundable. 

Ends on $3.00
$3.00

We are looking for daring short fiction that is innovative, striking, and emotive in its narrative and ideas. We welcome short stories by published and unpublished writers. We DO NOT accept simultaneous submissions. We read all submissions within two to three months and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your work. If you do not hear from us within three months, please note that it is due to a heavy load of submissions. Guidelines:
 

  • Submit up to 3 poems, all on the same document. 
  • Your work must be unpublished and original.
  • We do not consider reflective prose poetry.
  • Do not send the same piece more than once per reading period unless requested.
  • Writers of color are encouraged to submit.
  • Emerging poets are also encouraged to submit.

 We charge a nominal submission fee of $3 per submission. Submission fees are non-refundable. 

Black Horse Review