We are now accepting submissions for the Ackerly Green Tales of Wonder magazine. Beginning in January 2019, we will be featuring a selection of creative writing from our community in a bimonthly email.

We’re looking for creative works in any genre or style that align with our love of speculative fiction, mystery, magic, but most importantly, we’re looking for work that shares Ackerly Green’s sense of wonder. Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, even drama with smatterings of the fantastic, will all be considered.

If you are considering submitting to Tales of Wonder, please regard the submission guidelines below. We are currently offering $50 per accepted work, and all accepted contributors will be published and credited in our end-of-the-year Tales of Wonder anthology, as well as receive online promotion on our various digital platforms.

Microfiction Submissions

We ask that your Microfiction submissions do not exceed 1,000 words (no more than three pages double spaced). There is no minimum word count; six word stories are just as eligible as six hundred word stories. There is currently no limit on the number of submissions per cycle.

We ask that your Short Fiction submissions do not exceed 4,000 words (no more than sixteen pages double spaced). All submissions above 1,000 words will be considered Short Fiction. There is currently no limit on the number of submissions per cycle.

SHORT fiction Submissions


Keep in mind:

We will be reading and reviewing all submissions anonymously to ensure objectivity. All submitted works are expected to be as close to finished products as possible. We won’t undertake edits after a piece’s acceptance, beyond basic in-house proofing. We will be contacting those whose works we have chosen to feature, but may not be able to contact every author who submits. Please also note that while we do accept simultaneous submissions, we ask that you notify us immediately should you need to retract a previous submission for any reason.

We ask that you submit only previously unpublished works. If, after submitting a work to Ackerly Green, your submitted piece is accepted for publication elsewhere, please notify us.

Terms & Conditions:

Before submitting, please read the full terms and conditions here.