*Please do not submit stories longer than 3,000 words. 

*Fiction and nonfiction stories are both eligible.

* Submissions welcome through October 15th. 

*We will absolutely not accept work that has been previously published elsewhere (this includes self-published works, chapbooks, and all other ilks of publication).

*Absolutely no manuscripts or chapters from full-length works.

*Upload all stories as individual files within the same submission; you do not need to submit every piece as a separate entry.

*In your cover letter, please include:

  • which genre your work falls under
  • whether it is a simultaneous submission
  • how you found out about Paper Darts.

*Links to personal blogs, websites, etc. with more of your work are also appreciated if you have them.

*By submitting, you agree to have your email automatically added to our email communication list. 

*While Paper Darts has no official word/page limit, entries have a much better chance of being accepted if they are on the shorter side (1-6 pages). Longer works will be considered, but limited space means that we will not accept anything over 13 pages.

*We will absolutely not accept work that has been previously published elsewhere (this includes self-published works, chapbooks, and all other ilks of publication).

*Absolutely no manuscripts or chapters from full-length works.

*Upload all poems as individual files within the same submission; you do not need to submit every poem as a separate entry.

*In your cover letter, please include:

  • whether your work falls under a certain genre
  • whether it is a simultaneous submission
  • how you found out about Paper Darts
*Links to personal blogs, websites, etc. with more of your work are also appreciated if you have them.


*By submitting, you agree to have your email automatically added to our email communication list. 

*Please do not submit nonfiction longer than 1,000 words. Fiction submissions have a separate submission page. Please do not submit poetry to our fiction submission page.

*The majority of submissions will be published online, but everything submitted to our website will be considered for our next print issue as well.

*We will absolutely not accept work that has been previously published elsewhere (this includes self-published works, chapbooks, and all other ilks of publication).

*Absolutely no manuscripts or chapters from full-length works.

*Upload all files at one time, not as individual submissions.

*Tell us in your cover letter if something is a simultaneous submission, and let us know how you found out about Paper Darts.

*Links to personal blogs, websites, etc. with more of your work are also appreciated if you have them.

*By submitting, you agree to have your email automatically added to our email communication list. 

*Please do not submit fiction longer than 1,000 words. Nonfiction submissions have a separate submission page. Please do not submit poetry to our fiction submission page.

*The majority of submissions will be published online, but everything submitted to our website will be considered for our next print issue as well.

*We will absolutely not accept work that has been previously published elsewhere (this includes self-published works, chapbooks, and all other ilks of publication).

*Absolutely no manuscripts or chapters from full-length works.

*Upload all files at one time, not as individual submissions.

*Tell us in your cover letter if something is a simultaneous submission, and let us know how you found out about Paper Darts.

*Links to personal blogs, websites, etc. with more of your work are also appreciated if you have them.

*By submitting, you agree to have your email automatically added to our email communication list. 

*All images must be at least 300 dpi

*Upload all pieces at one time (max 10 files), not as individual submissions.

*In your cover letter please include a link to your personal website/online portfolio if you have one and let us know how you found out about Paper Darts.

*By submitting, you agree to have your email automatically added to our email communication list.