Call for Submissions: World in Pain

Fiction International will accept submissions for an issue responding to the theme of World in Pain from October 1, 2017 to February 15, 2018.

Fiction, non-fiction, and indeterminate prose texts of up to 5,500 words as well as visuals which address "World in Pain" are welcome. Please submit online through Submittable or by mail from 10/1/2017 to 2/15/2018 to the address listed on this page. We will consider submissions of narrative, anti-narrative, and indeterminate texts but only accept submissions reflecting the theme. Please read sample texts from our catalog to become familiar with our thematic focus and our unique global perspective. Recent themes have been: Fool, Taboo, Fluids, Real Time/VirtualAbout SeeingDV8WallsThe Artist in WartimeFreakAnimals, and Abject/Outcast. Please visit our website if you wish to subscribe, or you may purchase past journals through Amazon.

We accept all submissions (text and images), including those from agents, online or through mail.

Hard copy submissions must be printed out, accompanied by an SASE, and mailed to:

Harold Jaffe, Editor
Fiction International
San Diego State University
Dept. of English and Comp. Lit.
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-6020 USA

Please ensure that all submissions are submitted as close to print-ready as possible. This is especially crucial for images. We exercise all due care in handling manuscripts, but we cannot be responsible for loss. Please allow three months for reply.

If submitting through Submittable or by mail isn't possible, we may accept emailed submissions providing you receive approval in advance. Do not email without receiving prior approval. Should you have any questions, please email the editor at: hjaffe@mail.sdsu.edu.

Text submissions should encompass or respond to our current theme, "WORLD IN PAIN."

Fiction, non-fiction, and indeterminate prose texts of up to 5,500 words as well as visuals which address "World in Pain" are welcome. We will consider submissions of narrative, anti-narrative and indeterminate texts but only accept submissions reflecting the theme. Please read sample texts from our catalog to become familiar with our thematic focus and our global perspective. Recent themes have been: Real Time/VirtualAbout SeeingDV8WallsThe Artist in WartimeFreakAnimals, and Abject/Outcast.
Ends on February 15, 2018$3.00
$3.00
Text submissions should encompass or respond to our current theme, "WORLD IN PAIN."

Fiction, non-fiction, and indeterminate prose texts of up to 5,500 words as well as visuals which address "World in Pain" are welcome. We will consider submissions of narrative, anti-narrative and indeterminate texts but only accept submissions reflecting the theme. Please read sample texts from our catalog to become familiar with our thematic focus and our global perspective. Recent themes have been: Real Time/VirtualAbout SeeingDV8WallsThe Artist in WartimeFreakAnimals, and Abject/Outcast.
Ends on February 15, 2018$14.00
$14.00
Text submissions should encompass or respond to our current theme, "WORLD IN PAIN."

Fiction, non-fiction, and indeterminate prose texts of up to 5,500 words as well as visuals which address "World in Pain" are welcome. We will consider submissions of narrative, anti-narrative and indeterminate texts but only accept submissions reflecting the theme. Please read sample texts from our catalog to become familiar with our thematic focus and our global perspective. Recent themes have been: Real Time/VirtualAbout SeeingDV8WallsThe Artist in WartimeFreakAnimals, and Abject/Outcast.

To receive your issue, please include the address you wish us to ship to in the cover letter.
Ends on February 15, 2018
Visual submissions should encompass or respond to our current theme, "WORLD IN PAIN."

Please read sample texts from our catalog to become familiar with our thematic focus and our global perspective. Recent themes have been: Real Time/VirtualAbout SeeingDV8WallsThe Artist in WartimeFreakAnimals, and Abject/Outcast.