submissions 

 
 

general guidelines:
fiction, nonfiction, poetry, resubmissions, fast track

 

We are looking for powerful and poignant works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. We accept works on any topic and subject. 

After your piece is accepted, the tiny journal receives first North American Publishing Rights and Archival Rights. Following publication, all rights revert back to you, the author. 

All accepted work may be subject to small grammar and formatting edits. We will not make any major changes to ideas or concepts. We will send you the corrected piece and proceed forward to final publication only after you have approved the corrected version.

At the tiny journal, we highly encourage you to take our feedback into consideration, especially if your work has not been accepted. As writers ourselves, we understand how disheartening a rejection can feel, but we hope our comments will act as a guideline in the revision process. In the words of Ray Bradbury, “you fail only when you stop writing."


next submission period opens june 1, 2019

 

fiction & nonfiction:

  • Send us up to three of your best fiction and/or nonfiction works 1500 words or less. We allow a 100 word cushion, but any works exceeding 1600 words will automatically be rejected. Excerpts are welcome as long as they can stand alone from the whole piece.

  • Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know as soon as possible if your work has been accepted elsewhere. We do not accept previously published works.

  • The deadline for issue ii is August 1, 2019. If you do not hear back from us by September, feel free to send an email to editorinchief@thetinyjournal.org or use our contact form.

  • If you would like in-depth feedback on your work, please scroll down to “fast track".

  • Ready to submit?

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poetry

  • Send us up to three of your best short poems. Please place each poem on a separate page. We are looking for poems that are around thirty lines.

  • Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know as soon as possible if your work has been accepted elsewhere. We do not accept previously published works.

  • The deadline for issue ii is August 1, 2019. If you do not hear back from us by September, feel free to send an email to editorinchief@thetinyjournal.org or use our contact form.

  • If you would like in-depth feedback on your work, please scroll down to “fast track".

  • Ready to submit?

submit

resubmissions

  • A note on resubmissions:

    • If we think your work shows promise and we ask you to resubmit, please do not resubmit until the next submission period. We ask you this because we want to be fair to the other writers who have submitted and be able to give the same time and attention to their work as we gave to yours.

    • This rule for resubmissions also applies if you are submitting different works after we have sent you a letter. If we have not accepted a previous work you have submitted, please do not send new work for us to consider until the next submission period. Again, we want to give the other writers who have submitted the same time and attention we gave to you.

    • All work that does not follow these guidelines will be disregarded without notification.

 

the fast track

Writing can be lonely. Let us be part of your journey.

Here are some options:

  • 7-day response time with feedback: $10.00

    • hear back from us in 5 days with a paragraph of feedback from our award winning staff

  • 10-day response time with one page of feedback: $18.00

    • hear back from us in 10 days with a page of feedback from our award winning staff

  • paragraph of feedback: $5.00

    • our team of readers will offer some guidelines and pointers on what’s working and what can be improved within our regular response time frame (approx. 3 months)

If you are interested in one of these options, please select your preferred “add-on” when visiting our Submittable page.

Half of all fast track proceeds goes to the Room to Read organization.

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THANK YOU FOR  SUBMITTING TO THE TINY JOURNAL!