Ellipsis Zine, Five: Love Pride

This zine will be a celebration of LGBTQ writers and writing. Please take a moment to read through the guidelines set out below before submitting. Thank you.

What and how to submit
  • This issue will be blind-read by Helen Rye and SmokeLong Quarterly Editor, Christopher Allen.
  • Email all submissions to: EllipsisZineSubs@gmail.com and format the subject line of your email with ‘Five’ and title of your work. For example: Five – My Flash Fiction.
  • Paste all submissions into the body of an email. Please don’t include any attachments.
  • The word count should not exceed 800, excluding the title.
  • Submissions close Midnight 3rd January 2019.
  • Please confirm in your covering email if you identify as LGBTQ or if your piece includes LGBTQ characters/narratives.
  • Only one piece per submission.
  • We may ask for, or suggest minor edits/changes to your piece before publication.
  • Unfortunately, we don’t accept simultaneous submissions for our printed issues.
  • We will allow a small number of reprints for this issue. Please confirm in your email when and where your piece was previously published.
  • No racism, sexism, homophobia or religious hatred. Sex is acceptable, if it is relevant to the piece.
  • Only submit your own work.
  • All published authors are entitled to a free copy, a discount of issues and a share in the royalties. See our royalties page for more details.
  • The list of published authors will be posted on this page 17th January 2019.


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