CRITERIA RELATED TO SNHU’S 2017 FALL FICTION COMPETITION:
Short story submissions must be:
- Submitted as a Word document
- Formatted with the writer’s name and contact info at the top left of the page
- Titled with FALL FICTION COMPETITION at the top left of the first page
- No longer than 1,500 words
Failure to adhere to these guidelines will automatically remove submission from consideration in the competition.
CRITERIA RELATED TO THE PENMEN REVIEW’S REGULAR SUBMISSIONS:
Submissions are accepted for The Review, Writing Resources and Spotlight for consideration of publication in The Penmen Review. We look forward to discovering and sharing great writing and encourage all writers to submit their work.
New submission cycles begin on the first day of each month. Our editorial board reviews all prior month’s submissions and notifications regarding the status of submissions are sent to each writer after review.
GUIDELINES FOR REGULAR SUBMISSIONS (NOT RELATED TO FALL FICTION COMPETITION) :
The Review: We accept original poetry, essays, book and script excerpts, and short stories. (Poetry – no more than 3 poems per submission cycle, each submitted as a separate document. All other Review submissions – up to 2,500 words)
Writing Resources: We encourage writers and industry professionals to share tips, advice and first-person articles. (300-1,500 words)
All writing should be submitted as a Word document. Please be sure to include your name and email address on the Word document. PDFs or submissions without the writer’s name and email address will not receive consideration for publication.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted and writers retain all rights to their work. There are no submission fees for writers for submissions nor are fees paid.
Questions regarding submissions may be sent to email@example.com or addressed through our contact form.