Orca Literary Issue


Call For Submission

Orca is reading for its next literary issue, which will be published in November, 2020. Here’s the basics:

  • Deadline: September 30, 2020
  • Length: up to 8000 words
  • Payment: $50 for short stories, $25 for flash, plus a one-year pdf subscription
  • Submission Fee: $0 for up to 100 submissions per month; or $3
  • Feedback from at least two readers is available for $3

We are open to any topic, including speculative themes, as long as it’s written in a literary style. We are open to all writers, without prejudice or preference. We seek work that is high concept: imaginative, thoughtful, and open to possibilities. Give us deep, diverse characters. Blend genres. Connect seemingly disparate ideas. Keep it entertaining, but make us think. Originality will help your submission. Please see our full guidelines.


Submission Period
July 1, 2020 -September 30, 2020

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Joe Ponepinto
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Co-Publisher
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