The Conium Review Online Compendium seeks fiction 1,000 words or fewer. October 1st, 2015 deadline. No reading fee. We gravitate toward innovative stories that take risks. Do something different with your characters. Bend or break grammatical rules. Get weird with it.
Full guidelines are available here.
If you’re thinking about submitting, we encourage you to read some previously published pieces first. Get a sense of our editorial style. Make sure you’re work is a good fit.
Thanks for reading, writing, submitting, and supporting small press publishers.
The Conium Review‘s Innovative Short Fiction Contest is currently open for submissions. The contest deadline is May 1st, 2015. This year’s contest judge is Amelia Gray, author of Gutshot (FSG Originals, 2015), THREATS (FSG Originals, 2012), Museum of the Weird (Fiction Collective Two, 2010), and AM/PM (Featherproof Books, 2009).
The winner receives $500, publication in our journal, five copies of the print issue, and a copy of the judge’s latest book. The $15 entry fee includes a free digital download of the issue. Up to 7,500 words of flash fiction or short stories.
Innovative writing should pack a punch. Send us your weird, wild, and wonderful. Take risks with your draft.
Read the full guidelines and submit your work here:
Amelia Gray is this year’s Innovative Short Fiction Contest Judge
Anthony Martin’s piece, “Writers Have Rules Too: A List of No-Nos for Magazine Submissions,” recently appeared at The Review Review. Check out the article here.
The Conium Review Online Compendium is open for flash fiction submissions from November 1st to December 1st, 2014. Read some our recent flash, and send some for consideration before the deadline. We learn toward weird plots, strange characters, and innovative forms. Get weird with it.
Additionally, our flash fiction contest remains open through December 15th.
The Conium Review‘s Innovative Short Fiction Contest is in full swing, and now there’s a Facebook event page so you can easily remember the deadline and invite friends to submit: https://www.facebook.com/events/568889706531007/
Please spread the word. Every submission helps support the contest and our journal’s future publications.