Bite-Size Literature and Art

Submission Guidelines

Submissions for our third issue close November 10, 2016 or when filled.

The theme is the Fall and Holiday Season.

We are hoping for weird, speculative, or literary slice of life pieces that are uplifting and thought provoking. The story must contain some aspect of the fall and holiday season: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, etc.

We are offering a small token pay of $2.00 per poem, $3.00 per fiction or nonfiction piece, $3.00 for art & photography, and $6.00 for a one-page illustrated story or comic. 

Short fiction and nonfiction up to 500 words, no more than three pieces in ONE submissions. No multiple submissions (only one document with up to three pieces). Simultaneous submissions are okay for fiction and nonfiction pieces, just  let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere


Short poetry, no more than six poems in ONE submission. No multiple or simultaneous submissions. We will respond within two weeks. Query after thirty days. 

Art in any medium, including photography, illustrated stories, and comics. Multiple submissions are accepted for art and photography.

Please use a 12 pt. readable font (e.g. Courier New or Times New Roman), NO INDENTS, double spaced (don't double space poetry). We accept simultaneous submissions, just  let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Please wait to hear from us before submitting more work. Do not resend work we've passed on unless requested. By submitting to STARWHEEL MAGAZINE, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Click here for more information on what we're looking for.

You must agree to the Terms and Conditions before submitting. Please read and follow the guidelines. Please read our "What We're Looking For" post.