We are looking for original short fiction up to 2,500 words. Downloading past issues will offer the most useful indication of our interests.

At this time, we do not publish genre fiction.

All submissions must be previously unpublished.

Submissions that have been offered simultaneously to other publications will be considered, as long as your submission is promptly withdrawn upon acceptance elsewhere.

**Flash fiction only (<500 words, excluding title): You may send up to three (3) works in a single document.

We will attempt to respond to all short fiction submissions within three to six months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Unless you indicate otherwise in your cover letter, your submission will be considered for publication on the web – which may include feature in an online issue – and for publication in the print journal.

We are looking for original fiction up to 8,500 words. Downloading past issues will offer the most useful indication of our interests.

At this time, we do not publish genre fiction.

All submissions must be previously unpublished.

Submissions that have been offered simultaneously to other publications will be considered, as long as your submission is promptly withdrawn upon acceptance elsewhere.

We will attempt to respond to all long(er) reads submissions within three to six months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Unless you indicate otherwise in your cover letter, your submission will be considered for publication on the web – which may include feature in an online issue – and for publication in the print journal.

In terms of memoir, our primary categories of interest are True Romance and Family. Visit our nonfiction archives for past stories.

We will only consider previously unpublished submissions fewer than 3000 words.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, as long as we are informed, and your submission promptly withdrawn, upon acceptance elsewhere.

We will attempt to respond to all nonfiction-memoir submissions within three to six months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Unless you indicate otherwise in your cover letter, your submission will be considered for publication on the web – which may include feature in an online issue – and for publication in the print journal.

We seek previously unpublished dispatches from anywhere, fewer than 2500 words. Be creative.

These are dispatches we like.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, as long as we are informed, and your submission promptly withdrawn, upon acceptance elsewhere.

We will attempt to respond to all nonfiction-dispatches submissions within three to six months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Dispatches will be considered for publication on the web only.

We seek a broad range of nonfiction, including interpretive essays and cultural criticisms up to 6000 words, but will only consider work that is previously unpublished (yes, even on blogs).

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, as long as we are informed, and your submission promptly withdrawn, upon acceptance elsewhere.

We will attempt to respond to all nonfiction submissions within three to six months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Unless you indicate otherwise in your cover letter, your submission will be considered for publication on the web – which may include feature in an online issue – and for publication in the print journal.

We are looking for short and long poems, narrative and experimental. Downloading past issues will offer the most useful indication of our interests.

All poetry submissions must be previously unpublished.

Submissions that have been offered simultaneously to other publications will be considered, as long as your submission is promptly withdrawn upon acceptance elsewhere.

Please send no more than three poems at once, within a single file.

We will attempt to respond to all poetry submissions within three months, possibly sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Unless you indicate otherwise in your cover letter, your submission will be considered for publication on the web – which may include feature in an online issue – and for publication in the print journal.

Huh?

We're looking for haiku rooted in pop culture.

Check out our published pop-ku, and send us yours.

Submissions must be previously unpublished.

Please send no more than five pop-ku at once, within a single file.

No simultaneous submissions. We will respond to all pop-ku submissions within three weeks, probably a lot sooner.

AUTHOR RIGHTS: If accepted, The Brooklyner is granted first North American serial, promotional, archival, and non-exclusive anthology (web and/or print) rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. If the selected work is subsequently published in another venue, we ask that The Brooklyner be sourced as first publication.

NOTE: Pop-ku submissions will be considered for publication on the web only.

We are interested in actors and vocal artists to record readings of pieces on The Brooklyner Web.

Audio files will be posted with text so that stories may be listened to and/or read. To be considered for featured articles, upload your resume here.

You may also post a reel.