The Harlequin welcomes submissions of original prose, poetry and non-fiction.

We consider poetry on any theme.
Please send no more than five poems at a time.

We consider short fiction of any length.
Please send no more than one story at a time.

We consider pieces of non-fiction of any length.
We like personal and literary essays (no book reviews).
Please send no more than one essay at a time.

We welcome submissions of photography and art for our cover and banner images. Banner dimensions are 1024 x 205; cover image dimensions are 940 x 360. We are happy to accept submissions already cropped to size, or submissions of larger original images for us to crop. Please keep file sizes below 1MB. If the submission is accepted we will contact you for a higher-res version, if necessary.


All submissions must be previously unpublished.
All submissions must be typed and include a cover note.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted.
Please notify us if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
We aim to attend to submissions within three months.

For all submissions of writing or artwork, please use the contact form below.

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