Ends on October 13, 2017


  • Do not include your name anywhere in your submission or in the "Title" field of the application form. Please only include your name in the "Name" field on the application form. Submissions are judged by a blind jury process, so if your name is included on your piece or in any location other than the “Name” field on the application form, your submission will not be considered for publication.

  • Short fiction submissions may be in any style including, but not limited to, short story, micro-fiction, flash fiction, and tall tales.

  • Scribendi limits submissions in the short fiction category to one (1) titled work of short fiction, no longer than 5,000 words.

  • All written submissions must be in 12 point, Times New Roman in Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx) or Rich Text (.rtf) format. Do not include extra information in a header, especially not your name.

  • Untitled works will not be considered for publication.

  • Submitted works must also have been written while attending a university, or have had extensive revisions since entering college. 

  • Note: If you have concerns about the word limit please contact us at scribendi@unm.edu or 505-277-7407.

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