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Macrame Literary Journal (Gold Star Program) Gold Star

We publish high quality poetry, fiction and micro-fiction of all genres, by authors of all walks of life. We want to celebrate writing that is steeped in the DNA of the author. We are excited to read work that inspires and moves us, motivates us to reach for new heights and leaves us better off for having read it.

Quick Links to Open Calls:

Fiction Free Tip Jar Option

Open

Closes on Monday, July 1, 2024 11:59 PM PDT (in 42 days)

  • Please send only one, previously unpublished short story per submission, up to 1500 words.
  • Do not resubmit a story you have sent in the past, even if it has been revised. Please use 12pt font double-spaced.
  • We reserve the right to make very minor edits prior to publication.
  • Remove all identifying information about the author from the submission itself, as well as from the file title.
  • You can provide the author’s name, short bio, and contact information in the appropriate space in the submission platform.

Micro-Fiction Free Tip Jar Option

Open

Closes on Monday, July 1, 2024 11:59 PM PDT (in 42 days)

  • We are looking for strong stories within approximately 250-word limit.
  • You can submit up to three micro-fiction stories per submission. Please enter the names of each micro-fiction story one at a time in the assigned fields, and then upload them all as a single file in a Word or PDF format. Please use 12pt font, double-spaced.
  • Remove all identifying information from the document, including in the file name. Include the title and start each story on a new page.
  • If you need to withdraw any part of your submission, please send a message indicating a specific story to withdraw.

Poetry Free Tip Jar Option

Open

Closes on Monday, July 1, 2024 11:59 PM PDT (in 42 days)

  • Please send no more than three poems per submission. Enter each title individually in the platform, and then upload all poems as a single file in Word or PDF format. Use 12pt font, single-spaced.
  • Please include the title of each poem. For multi-poem submissions, start each poem on a subsequent page.
  • Remove all identifying information about the author from the submission itself. You can provide the author’s name, short bio, and contact information in the appropriate space in a submission platform.
  • If you need to withdraw any part of your submission, please send a message indicating a specific poem to withdraw.