Quarter After Eight

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

General Guidelines:

Our reading period runs from October 15 until April 15. Please submit only one story or essay, or up to three flash prose pieces, or up to four poems at a time. Multiple submissions will not be considered.

We do accept simultaneous submissions. In the event that a piece is accepted for publication elsewhere, please either withdraw the entire submission via Submittable or leave a note on your submission indicating which piece(s) you want to withdraw.

Only previously unpublished work will be considered for inclusion in the journal.

Response time varies, but we will do our best to respond to submissions within 6 months. If you have not heard from us after 6 months, you may send inquiries to our email address.

Should your piece be selected for publication, Quarter After Eight hereby claims first North American serial publication rights (for the print edition) and first  electronic media publication rights (for publication on the journal’s website). All rights  revert to you, the author, upon publication. You will receive two copies of our print edition.

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