Submissions Overview

MetaStellar is always open to submissions

Our editorial team would be happy to hear from you. Below is an overview for paid and unpaid submissions.

Paid Submissions

MetaStellar Magazine has two cycles for paid submissions each year, where we pay 8 cents a word for flash fiction. The spring cycle runs from March 1 to March 31. The fall cycle runs from October 1 to October 31. Unfortunately, we cannot pay for submissions outside these two cycles.

To keep up with our paid submissions windows, you can subscribe to our writer newsletter or follow us on Twitter

If you are interested in submitting, please see our fiction submission page.

Year-round Submissions

MetaStellar editors welcome unpaid submissions and pitches all year round — in the form of reviews, essays, excerpts, and reprints — and typically respond in a week.

If your piece is accepted for publication, we will send you a contract giving us non-exclusive rights to edit and publish it, edits subject to your approval. 

Please review our guidelines and submit your work at the below links:

Our house stylebook is here.


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