Submit one short story, 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Submissions must be previously unpublished.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.
We read submissions from September 1st to November 1st and January 15th through April 1st. The Gulf Stream Magazine Summer Contest runs from June 1st through August 1st. Please only send work during these reading periods.
We hold first serial rights for the material we publish, with the copyright reverting back to the author upon publication.
If you prefer to submit your work via post mail send it to:
Gulf Stream Magazine
FIU English Dept. AC 1 338
3000 NE 151 St.
North Miami, FL 33181
Make sure to include your email address in your cover letter so we can respond to your submission. No need for a SASE.
Please submit no more than 5 pieces per submission (only one submission per reading period). Images should be in .jpg format, between 300 KB and 2 MB.