Guidelines for Submission:

We are now OPEN for submissions for Issue Three through November 30, 2019. Submit through our Submittable account here: https://thestirlingspoon.submittable.com/submit.

If Submittable is not working, contact us at stirlingspoon@gmail.com and attach the files to the email (Word documents for prose and poetry and .jpg or .png for artwork/photography). Please include your first name, last name, hometown, and a short third person biography. Pieces submitted without this information will not be read. We ask that you do not copy and paste your work into the body of the email.

Poetry*:

Submit up to three poems for every issue. There are no limits on length. If you submit multiple poems, please compile them all into one Word document with each work’s title clearly stated.

Prose*:

Submit up to three short stories or flash fiction pieces for every issue. Word count is 2,500 words or under for each story.

Art/Photography:

Submit up to three photographs or pieces of artwork for every issue. Photographs and artwork must be sent as a .jpg or a .png with the highest quality possible.

*Please submit your work in a Word document, 12 pt font, Times New Roman, double-spaced.