Submission Guidelines

***We are currently reading submissions for our BLACKOUT edition***

Genres published: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, prose poetry
Reading period: Jan. 1 — Dec. 31
Format: print, online archive
Payment: 2 contributor copies
Reporting time: approximately four months, sometimes faster
Word counts: no hard limits
Submission type: email (eljbuffalo@gmail.com)
Rights: You grant ELJ the right to publish in print, and digitally archive your work permanently on the ELJ website archive.

FLASH FICTION & FLASH CNF

Please send 1-5 flashes as a Word document or pasted into the body of the email. Please use Shunn formatting for all Word documents. Word submissions should be double spaced and in a standard font such as Times New Roman. DO NOT SEND PDFs. Please include a brief third-person bio in your cover letter.

SHORT STORY & CNF

Please send one submission as a Word document or pasted into the body of an email to eljbuffalo@gmail.com. Please use Shunn formatting for all Word documents. Word submissions should be double spaced and in a standard font such as Times New Roman. DO NOT SEND PDFs. Please include a brief third-person bio in your cover letter.

POETRY

Please send 1-5 poems in a single file as a Word document, or paste them into the body of an email. (We prefer Word documents for poetry with special formatting.) Poetry should be single spaced and in a standard font such as Times New Roman. Please include your name, address, and email in your cover letter. DO NOT SEND PDFs. Please include a brief third-person bio in your cover letter.

Correspondence should be sent to

ELJ
English Department
Ketchum Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY. 14222