Please include your email address on your submission. And know that, unlike many venues that publish fiction, we edit with the goal of engaging readers from all walks of life.
Original short fiction. Word min-max (generally speaking): 3,500-10,000. Previously unpublished as well as previously published work is eligible as long as all rights to appear in an anthology are available. Novel excerpts okay. Our goal is to publish extraordinarily interesting storytelling that appeals to readers from all walks of life. One way to understand what we mean by this is to read this review of our inaugural volume: Coolest American Stories 2022 | Washington Independent Review of Books
Please include your name and all contact information (including your email address!) in the upper left-hand corner of your manuscript.
Note: Unlike many venues that publish short fiction, we edit thoroughly with the goal of engaging readers from all walks of life.
Payment of $100 upon publication. Deadline for each year's volume of this annual anthology: September 30 of the previous year. &, oh: Try to be cool.