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  We are looking for elegant and memorable writing, both traditional and experimental.  Send us stories up to 3,500 words in length.  Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your story is accepted elsewhere.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
  • If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice of the first printing appearing at Streetlight.
  • All accepted entries will be published in the annual Streetlight anthology. 
  • Accepted entries may receive an audio production for the Streetlight Voices podcast. 
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  We seek to publish all types of well-crafted poems which go beyond description, and resonate with rich language, clear images and a voice. Streetlight Magazine welcomes work by both emerging and established poets. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your poetry is accepted elsewhere. Send us 3-5 unpublished poems in a single document.  A cover letter is not necessary, but please include with your submission a 2-3 sentence biographical note that will be used if your work is accepted.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
  • If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice of the first printing appearing in Streetlight.
  • All accepted entries will be published in the Streetlight annual anthology.
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  We seek creative non-fiction and essays that examine issues from fresh, new angles. Send work that arcs towards truth--as ephemeral as that may be--whether by examining real life, or through the exercise of pure thought. Send us work that can change our minds and our way of seeing the world. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your story is accepted elsewhere.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
  • If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice of the first printing appearing at Streetlight.
  • All accepted entries will be published in the annual Streetlight anthology. 
  • Accepted entries may receive an audio production for the Streetlight Voices podcast. 
Art


Streetlight seeks original art submissions -- paintings, photography, pastels, pen and ink -- that will make us pause and consider. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
  • If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice of the first printing appearing at Streetlight.
  • All accepted entries will be published in the annual Streetlight anthology.

We welcome guest bloggers -- it's free to submit a blog to Streetlight Magazine.

We're interested in topics about the literary and visual arts as well as personal perspectives, humor, commentary, and interviews with writers and visual artists. Blogs should be between 300-700 words long and may be edited to fit our website's format and style.

  • You may submit previously published blogs, and we will credit your blog accordingly.
  • Casual, informal writing is okay.
  • Authors retain all copyrights and their content will appear on the Streetlight Magazine website with the author's permission.

STREETLIGHT’S 2022 SUMMER FLASH FICTION CONTEST
Send us your shorts by July 11!
1st Prize — $125 2nd — $75 3rd — $50
Entry Fee: $10


CONTEST GUIDELINES:

  1. Up to 500 of your best, previously unpublished words. Any subject.
  2. Multiple submissions are fine -- one work per entry.
  3. This is a blind contest. Please remove all personal information from the story pages.
  4. We encourage simultaneous submissions but if your piece is accepted elsewhere, inform us at fiction@streetlightmag.com, right away.
  5. Contest deadline is Monday, July 11, 2022 midnight EST.
  6. Competition winners will be announced July 25, 2022. Only winning authors will be contacted. However, all entries will be considered for general publication in Streetlight. If your narrative is a good fit for a subsequent issue, we will get in touch to see if it is still available. All published entries will also as be considered for podcast performance.
  7. Winners will be chosen by a committee of Streetlight staff led by fiction editors Erika Raskin and Mary Esselman. Winning submissions will run in the Fall Issue.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
  • If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice stating that it was first published at Streetlight Magazine.
  • Our editors do not decline contest entries nor close them out. After the contest deadline, winners are announced, and non-winning entries are considered for general publication.
  • All winning entries will be published online this Fall, as well as in the 2022 Streetlight annual print anthology. Some stories may be selected for podcast performance.

Erika Raskin, Streetlight’s fiction editor, is the author of Best Intentions and Close. Her non-fiction work has run in a variety of publications and on public radio. Her wry world view can be found at erikaraskin.com and @erikaraskin on twitter.

Mary Esselman has an extensive background in writing and editing. She currently serves as program coordinator and editor for Iris magazine, a student-run publication of the University of Virginia Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center. She is the author of HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?: Poems for the Not So Young Anymore, YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY: Love Poems for Real Life, KISS OFF: Poems to Set You Free  and THE HELL WITH LOVE: Poems to Mend a Broken Heart.

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