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Fiction Attic (Online)

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Flash Nonfiction




Seeking flash fiction, essays, short stories, and novellas-in-flash by new & emerging writers.

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    within 6 months*
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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 20 per piece

Short story.

Fiction - 750 words max

Max words: 750

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Flash Fiction: Each story should be no more than 750 words. Micro-fiction: Each piece should be no more than 150 words. You may submit up to three four flash fictions or up to 5 micro-fictions at a time.

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 500

Max words: 5000

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 25

Craft essays and personal essays on the writing life for our On Writing series. Essays should be 500-2,000 words. Personal Essays & Short Memoir. Thoughtful, well-written essays and short memoir that surprise, delight, and inform us. We like free-ranging associations, unusual avenues, startling revelations. We primarily publish essays of 2,000 - 5,000 words.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 10 per piece

Flash memoir of 1,000 words or fewer.


Max pieces: 7

Submission fee: $

Payment: $

Sketches. Submit a series of sketches consisting of three to seven individual sketches. The series should tell a story. We enjoy sketches that include a small amount of text, but you should interpret "sketchbook series" however you see fit. Images. Up to three pieces of original artwork or photograph at a time.


Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $

Payment: $

Images. Up to three pieces of original artwork or photograph at a time.

How to submit

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  • Cover letter

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  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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  • Author's rights

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  • Additional info

    Fiction Attic publishes weird, wonderful, thought-provoking work. Payment For online publication, we pay $15 for flash fiction (1,000 words or fewer), $20 for stories and essays over 1,500 words, $20 for sketchbook stories, and $10 for a group of micro fictions (stories of 150 words or fewer). On rare occasions we do accept published stories, as long as you own the rights; please let us know in your cover letter if the story was previously published. Teen Voices. There is a category, that is open to writers aged 15-18, including high school students and college freshmen. Fiction genres: we are open to any genre of fiction except romance and children's fiction.

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