Sheila-Na-Gig online publishes well-crafted free verse poetry and short fiction. See webpage for Submissions and Contest information.

Sheila-Na-Gig Editions seeks literary fiction for our Short Fiction Anthology Series

Please submit ONE previously unpublished short story  in a Word document (.doc, .docx) via the Submittable link (top  right-hand corner of our website). All stories must be double-spaced, 12  pt font, and 5,000 words max. Include a brief bio in the cover note field. Please DO NOT include your name on your manuscript.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. If you need to withdraw submissions, please  send us a “Message” in Submittable.  If you write a “note” in Submittable, editors don’t see these. Please  do not ask to EDIT submissions. If your work is accepted, you may  correct errors at that time.

Fiction Editor: John Bullock

Each anthology will contain approximately ten stories. All fiction submissions will be considered for our Fiction Editor’s Prize of $100 awarded to one author in each anthology. The winning story will also be  featured at Sheila-Na-Gig online. Anthology contributors will receive  one copy of the book upon publication.

First Reading Period:

September 1 — October 31, 2022 (for winter 2022/23 publication)

Reading Fee: $3.00

Sheila-Na-Gig online acquires First North American Serial  Rights. All rights revert back to authors upon publication. If your work  is later republished, please acknowledge Sheila-Na-Gig online in subsequent journals.

Please note: We are not accepting genre fiction at  this time. We are interested in publishing literary fiction that will  appeal to a broad general audience.

Sheila-Na-Gig online publishes well-crafted free verse poetry. We especially seek poems with excellent imagery and a strong sense of voice.
Please submit 3 previously unpublished poems as one file (.doc, .docx) via the Submittable link. Include a brief bio in the cover note field.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted but not preferred.  If you need to withdraw submissions, please send us a MESSAGE (not a note -- we can't see those) under the “activity” tab in Submittable.

Sheila-Na-Gig online publishes quarterly. Reading Periods: 

June 1– August 1 for Fall issue, published in September

September 1 — November 1 for Winter issue, published in December

December 1 — February 1 for Spring issue, published in March 

March 1 — May 1 for Summer issue, published in June 

Each volume will contain up to 40 poets. One Editor's Choice prize of $100 will be awarded to one poet from each volume. There is no fee for this prize. All contributors are considered. Editors will select up to six poems yearly from our collective volumes to nominate for the Pushcart Prize and The Best of the Net.

Sheila-Na-Gig online acquires First North American Serial Rights. All rights revert back to authors upon publication. If your work is later republished, please acknowledge Sheila-Na-Gig online in subsequent journals.
https://sheilanagigblog.com/submissions/

Sheila-Na-Gig online