“In the Trenches” – Call for Submissions

“In the Trenches” – Call for Submissions

La Vita Publishing is looking for any genre stories and poetry about the psychological effects of war, both during active duty and upon the return home.

Deadline: January 31, 2015
Payment: $0.005 a word payable upon final acceptance, see below for Acceptance Policy
Poetry: Up to 500 words (Prose poetry is acceptable)
Flash Fiction: No
Short Stories: 3000-5000 words.
Reprints: Yes, but they will receive secondary consideration
Multiple submissions: Yes
Simultaneous submissions: Yes, but please notify me immediately if your story or poem is accepted elsewhere.
Target Publication Date: June 15, 2015

Submit to: lavitapub@gmail.com as a doc attachment. Standard manuscript style. Georgia, 12, double spaced and no extra spaces between paragraphs. Use the following format for the subject line of your email:

In the Trenches/[tell me if it’s a story or poem]/[word count]

In the body of your email please provide a bio.

Submissions reviewed by Krista Clark Grabowski

I will acknowledge receipt of your submission via email within two business days.

Acceptance policy: Reading of submissions will begin immediately. Within 14 calendar days you will be notified whether or not your submission will be considered for final acceptance – Stage One of the Acceptance Process. On February 8, everyone who made it past Stage One will receive an email regarding my final decision.

I will edit every story myself and then pass them along to at least two more people for proofing before publishing.