Call for Submissions

We are accepting submissions for “Chicago Writers/Chicago Readers,” our evening Reading on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

Submissions of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry are welcome. Work must be original and be your own; it can be previously published or unpublished. Submissions accepted through October 1, 2014.

To be considered, email: Tell us a little about yourself and attach the piece you’d like to read.

Requirements (please read and follow instructions):

  1. You must be a staff member, speaker, panelist, or registered attendee of the Chicago Writers Conference. Registration is available here.
  2. Submission must be a maximum of 1800 words. We will accept up to two (2) entries per person.
  3. We are looking for entertaining stories with impact. Poignant, heart-wrenching or humorous work will get first consideration
  4. You must submit your work in manuscript form as an attachment (double spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt. font) with word count in the header to: by October 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

We look forward to reading your work!