Gulf Stream Literary Magazine

There are presently no open calls for submissions.



Submit one short story or multiple fiction pieces, one graphic narrative, one creative non-fiction piece, up to five poems or five pieces of artwork. Click on the genre guidelines for more specific requirements.

Your name, contact information and any relevant background information can be placed in the space designated as a cover letter. 

Submissions must be previously unpublished. You may submit work in multiple genres, but use separate submissions for each genre and limit your submissions to one per genre. Please do not submit additional work in a single reading period before hearing back from us about your first submission. We do accept simultaneous submissions but must be notified immediately if the work is published elsewhere.

Please query after four months.

Reading Period
We read submissions from September 1st to November 1st and January 15th  through May 1st. The Gulf Stream Magazine Summer Contest runs from June 1st through August 1st. Please only send work during these reading periods.

Copyright Info
We hold first serial rights for the material we publish, with the copyright reverting back to the author upon publication.

We DO NOT accept submissions by mail or email. Mailed submissions will be recycled and emailed submissions will be deleted without notification.