Invitation to submit to the Berkeley Fiction Review

Write short fiction? Looking to get published? Submit to the Berkeley Fiction Review!

The Berkeley Fiction Review is a UC Berkeley undergraduate, student-run publication. We publish both new and established writers in a wide variety of genres. We look for innovative short fiction that plays with form and content, as well as traditionally constructed stories with fresh voices and original ideas. Submissions of previously unpublished work are welcome year-round and published annually.

Submission Guidelines:

– 8,000 words or less (nothing over 25 pages)
– Typed, 12 point font, double-spaced
– Cover letter should include address, email, title of story, and author bio
– Must note if story is simultaneously submitted
– Electronic submissions only to berkeleyfictionreview@gmail.comWe also hold a Sudden Fiction Contest annually (deadline April 1st every year) with a $200 1st place prize; 2nd and 3rd place are published. Additionally, we nominate to O. Henry, Best American Short Stories, and Pushcart prizes

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