Call for Submissions:
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Reviews
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017
The Fieldstone Review is now accepting submissions in the categories of creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and reviews. The Fieldstone Review welcomes original work of quality in a variety of styles and genres.
- The Fieldstone Review accepts electronic submissions only, in either Word or RTF format. Please send all submissions as attachments.
- Submit your work to the appropriate section editor's e-mail address.
- Please include the following with your attachment:
- full name
- contact information
- a 50-100 word biography
- the title(s) of the work(s) submitted
- notification if the work is a simultaneous submission.
- Submissions should be formatted in 12pt Times New Roman font, and all submissions except for poetry should be double-spaced.
- An e-mail acknowledging the receipt of the work will be sent within seven business days during the reading period.
- The Fieldstone Review practices blind reviewing. Please do not indicate your name or identifying information anywhere on your attachment.
- Submissions received after the reading period has ended and works that exceed the word and/or page limits listed in the appropriate categories will not be considered.
- An entrant may enter a maximum of one submission per submission category per reading period. Please send each submission to the appropriate section editor.
- Readers for The Fieldstone Review are not eligible to submit to the category for which they are reading.
- The Fieldstone Review accepts simultaneous submissions provided that the entrant discloses this information at the time of submission.
- All submissions must be previously unpublished, including publications on blogs and Internet forums.
- The Fieldstone Review is eclectic in nature and accepts a wide variety of genres and styles.
- No entry fee is required.
- Send all fiction submissions to the Fiction Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Word limit: 2500 words.
- Submission limit: one submission per entrant per reading period.
- Send all poetry submissions to the Poetry Editor: email@example.com
- Page limit: maximum two pages per poem in 12pt font.
- Submission limit: A maximum of three poems per entrant per reading period constitutes one submission. Please send the submission as a single attachment.
Creative Nonfiction and Reviews Guidelines
- Send all creative nonfiction and reviews to the Creative Nonfiction and Reviews Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Word limit: 2500 words. This is applicable to both creative nonfiction and reviews.
- Submission limit: One creative nonfiction piece and/or one review per entrant per reading period. If submitting both a piece of creative nonfiction and a review, please them as separate submissions. Please specify the section in the title of your submission e-mail(s). Creative Nonfiction
- This is a broad category that includes anything from memoirs to social criticism. Hate literature, unsubstantiated ranting, and vindictive criticism, however, will not be considered. For more information on what is included in the term, please refer to the Creative Nonfiction Collective’s definition of it. Reviews
- Should be written in response to recent work of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or drama, or a recent film or season of a TV series.
- Recent work is here defined as work that has been published or released for the first time within two years of the end of the reading period for the current issue of The Fieldstone Review. (E.g. a review of a novel published in 2035 would be eligible for publication in the 2035 or 2036 issues of The Fieldstone Review.)
- Each review of a textual medium should have the work of a single author as its subject.
In accordance with the Canadian Copyright Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42), the first owner of copyright belongs to the author or originator of the work. By granting permission to publish a given work, the author(s) of the work permit(s) The Fieldstone Review to publish the given work electronically on The Fieldstone Review website, but the work itself remains the property of its author(s), who retain(s) all rights to the work.