All manuscripts should be in 12-point font, preferably Times New Roman. All poems should be submitted in a single document. Fiction must be double-spaced, poetry single-spaced. Please send us your work in Microsoft word doc or docx format only. 

Our response time is anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. If you haven't heard from us after three months, feel free to query our managing editor at kquaney@aum.edu

Fiction

We’re looking for well crafted-fiction, from micro to flash to longer stories. If you are submitting for the web version of the journal please limit your work to 2,000 words or ten pages, whichever is shorter.  For the print journal we will consider stories of up to 4,000 words.

Poetry

We have no formal requirements for poetry, just send us your best stuff. If you are submitting for the web version of the journal please limit your work to three poems, no more than five pages in total. For the print journal we will accept longer submissions, up to ten pages for a maximum of three poems. Submit all poems in a single document. 

Creative Non-Fiction

We’re looking for well crafted CNF, from micro to flash to longer stories. If you are submitting for the web version of the journal please limit your work to 2,000 words or ten pages, whichever is shorter.  For the print journal we will consider stories of up to 4,000 words.

Art and Photography

Good visuals show what is little seen or never imagined. Re-vision the mundane. Surrealism, wit, or a combination thereof is especially appreciated.

General Guidelines

- We only accept work that has not been published previously in either electronic or print format.

- Submit only one story or three poems at a time. If you already have material under consideration with Thhirteen Bridges, please do not submit additional work until you have heard back from us.

- Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please notify us if your work has been accepted elsewhere.

- Before submitting, please take a look at our monthly features and at past issues of THAT. It really helps.

-Thirteen Bridges Review acquires first serial rights, including both print and electronic rights. Copyright remains with the author.

Payment

Authors published in the print edition of Thirteen Bridges Review will receive a print copy of the issue in which they appear, postage paid, as payment.

Authors published online will remain searchable in our archive after the initial run of their piece.

At Thirteen Bridges Review we are looking for beautifully written, character driven fiction pieces for our online monthly story feature and are open to all forms and styles.

Stories should be readable in one sitting, so we'll consider anything from flash/micro up to about ten pages.

We are happy to accept simultaneous submissions. Just let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Please do not submit previously published work.

Please submit only one short story or up to three flash/micro pieces.

Please submit as microsoft word document only.

We look forward to reading your work.

Thirteen Bridges Review