fiction submission guidelines

thank you for being interested in submitting your fiction!

the fiction-specific guidelines are as follows:

we are looking for stories with warmth, strong literary voice, subtleties in language, and anything in between. these values are up to interpretation, and you can be as complex or as simple as you wish. you should not feel limited to these values in your submission. patchwork lit mag‘s goal is to embrace rough edges, broken pieces, engaging plot, and genuine emotion. we welcome all work.

  • you may submit a maximum of 10 pages per submission.
  • you must use 12-point font with double-spaced formatting. if you are not using times new roman font, please use a font that is easy to read (definitely avoid “wingdings.”).
  • you are welcome to employ nontraditional formatting as a stylistic choice.

to submit, please fill out the google form at the following link:

please fill out a new form for every piece you intend to submit.

we cannot wait to read your work!

❤ the fiction team

Published by Jacob Sammon

writer, editor, believer. managing editor at

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