Our seventh zine will be a collection of flash fiction of no more than 1,000 words. Please read the guidelines before submitting your work.
What and how to submit
- There is no theme for this issue.
- Email all submissions to: EllipsisZineSubs@gmail.com and format the subject line of your email with the title of your work. For example: Seven – My Story Title.
- Paste all submissions into the body of an email. Please don’t include any attachments.
- The word count should not exceed 1,000, excluding the title.
- Only one submissions per author.
- We may ask for, or suggest minor edits/changes to your piece before publication.
- Simultaneous submissions are fine but please let us know if you are accepted elsewhere as soon as possible.
- All submissions must be currently unpublished online or in print. Pieces previously published on your personal blog or website are okay to submit, as are reprints from lit magazines that have folded or closed. Please highlight this in your submission.
- No racism, sexism, homophobia or religious hatred. Sex is acceptable if it is relevant to the piece.
- Submissions close midnight, 23rd January 2020
- Author list published, 6th February 2020
- Zine released, 27th February 2020
To ensure the long-term future of the print side of Ellipsis, we have revised how we take work for our publications. To submit work to this zine, you can do one of the following:
- Submit without payment and receive a digital copy of the publication if your work is selected for inclusion.
- Submit and pay for a digital copy in advance. You’ll receive this copy regardless of whether your work is included or not. Cost: £3.00
- Submit and pay for a print copy in advance. You’ll receive this copy regardless of whether your work is included or not. If your work is included, you’ll also receive a free digital copy as above. Cost: £6.50
- Sponsor an author on low income and allow them to submit and receive a digital or print copy of the publication. Cost: £3.00 or £6.50
Anyone with a current subscription can submit work free of charge and will receive their digital/print issue as normal.
Please make payments via the ‘Support’ link below and add a note. For example: Seven digital copy / Seven print copy. Please also include your email/postal address.