Welcome to Florida English

Submissions

We accept unsolicited general submissions between November 1 and January 31. Writers are invited to submit work in more than one genre, but please limit the number of submissions in any given genre to one submission per reading period.

Response Time

Response time should be no longer than six months, but please do not send queries until the next submission period has begun.

Submission Guidelines

Please include, with your submission, a 50-word bio. We will not consider previously published work.

Fiction

Submit short fiction up to 5,000 words. Novel excerpts will be considered but should be accompanied by a brief synopsis.

Poetry

Submit up to five poems for consideration. Please combine poetry submissions into a single document.

Creative Nonfiction

Submit creative nonfiction up to 5,000 words.

Graphic Literature, Artwork, and Photography

Graphic literature, artwork, and photography should be attached as either .JPEG or .TIFF format file; please include a brief artist’s statement.

We welcome graphic literature such as excerpts from a graphic novel or short imaged-based stories, essays, or poems. Please attach the files as .JPEG or .TIFF and include a brief description of the work.

Book Reviews

Book reviews of recently published works with a relationship to Florida or Florida writers will be considered. Reviews should be between 1,000 and 2,500 words.

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