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Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022 11:59 PM EST (in 84 days).

Before you submit, please scroll below and familiarize yourself with our guidelines.

We accept poetry, memoirs, short stories and flash fiction in any genre, critical essays, short scripts, art, and photography.

Do Not Submit:

  • Fan fiction or other derivative works
  • Anything that would earn a rating of R or Mature. Use your discretion. When in doubt, submit.
  • Illegal confessions
  • Erotica
  • Unfinished pieces
  • Anything over 5,000 words


These are hard sells:

  • “It was all a dream!” endings
  • Mystical creatures
  • Pieces that contain song lyrics
  • Stereotypical cliques
  • Anything over 3,000 words

For Art/Photography: Digital art and photography is preferred. If submitting physical art, submit the highest quality scan/image of your artwork that you can. We are willing to work with artists to capture your work in magazine quality if your work is accepted.


That’s all! Thank you for your interest in submitting to us; we look forward to seeing your work.

With love,

The Echo

Categories: Fiction/Nonfiction/Poetry/Art/Drama
File types: .doc, .docx, .odt, .pages, .pdf, File-Sharing, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .svg
Number of Pieces: 1
Anonymous submissions are required (no identifying information in files).
Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Reprints are not allowed.
Multiple entries are not allowed.

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