We seek thrilling, fanciful, oddball, unusual, stunning fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction pieces.

Think Olympics on a case of Red Bull. Think October in April. Think Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey.

A world not quite right? Yes, that is Bending Genres.

We ask previous contributors to wait at least six months before submitting again. However, submissions to a different category are okay and will be considered.

Please limit your submission to one category per month. Don't have us make the decision for you.

We do not accept previously published work.

Simultaneous submissions are not allowed.

All rights revert to author upon publication.

Ends on December 31, 2019
We seek FICTION that is experimental, gut-wrenching, terrifying, gorgeous, breakneck speed, delightful, memorable and secretive. We like blending genres, hybrid writing, blurred lines.

Please send us one story. Please have the document (.doc or .docx) in Times New Roman 12pt.

1,000 words or less. Please include the word count on the document.

No simultaneous submissions!

Ends on December 31, 2019
We seek CREATIVE NONFICTION that is experimental, gut-wrenching, terrifying, honest, breakneck speed, whooshing out, fabulous and secretive. We like blending genres, mixed and hybrid writing, blurred and creative lines crossed.

Please have the document (.doc or .docx) in Times New Roman 12pt.

1,500 words or less. Please include the word count on the document.

No simultaneous submissions.
Ends on December 31, 2019
We seek POETRY that is unusual, experimental, terrifying, delightful, stultifying, rare, deep, whooshes out, magnanimous and secretive.

We enjoy blending genres, hybrid writing, blurred lines and creative bursts of stylistic fusion.

Please send up to three poems in a single document (Times New Roman, 12pt). We accept .doc or .docx files.

No simultaneous submissions!





Ends on December 31, 2019
Only accepting solicited book reviews or interviews at this time.

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