The Avalon Literary Review

Electronic submissions only. Previously unpublished works only. Simultaneous submissions are okay, but please notify us if a piece is accepted elsewhere. Please only submit in one category at a time.  Works must be written in English. 

Categories and Length Limits:
Poetry - you may submit up to three poems (no more than 10 pages total)
Short Fiction - you may submit one short story (up to 2,500 words)
Flash Fiction - you may submit up to 2 pieces of flash fiction (up to 500 words each)
Personal Essay - you may submit one personal essay (up to 2,500 words)

Your submission should be a Word document or PDF. Please include your name,
email address, and mailing address on each page of your submission. 
Email work to [email protected]. No query is necessary.

Publication Dates:
Winter Edition, Publication on January 31st
Spring Edition, Publication on April 30th
Summer Edition,  Publication on July 31th
Fall Edition,  October 31st

3 copies of edition in which you’re published for authors in the United States
digital copy of edition in which you're published for authors outside the United States

Submission Guidelines