Guidelines

If you have any questions, please send an email to QuartzLiterary@gmail.com . Please do not inquire about your submission until six months have passed. If we have not responded, it is likely we are still reviewing the submission.

Fiction and nonfiction

-Send us your stories, flash fiction, and essays under 6,000 words. Please wait to hear a response before submitting again. If you are sending flash (pieces under 1,000 words), you can send three pieces at a time in one document. You may submit to both our standard submissions and our contests at the same time if you wish.

-Simultaneous submissions are good. Just let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.

-Please double space your document and use a standard 12pt font.

-Please use a .doc or .docx file type. If you send a PDF, and we accept your work, we might ask for a different file.

-We pay one contributor copy and $30 for each selected story/essay.

Poetry

-Send us up to five poems in one document. Please wait for a response before sending us more work. However, you may submit to our standard submissions and our contests at the same time if you wish.

-Format your work however you see fit.

-Simultaneous submissions are good. Just let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.

-Please use a .doc or .docx file type. If you send a PDF, and we accept your work, we might ask for a different file.

-We pay one contributor copy and $30 for each selected poem.

Visual Art

-Please send up to five images for consideration.

-Send us whatever file type and file size you see fit. If we need something different, we’ll let you know.

-We pay one contributor copy and $30 for each selected piece of art.