SUBMISSIONS FOR EVERYTHING ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.
Submissions for 2023 INSTANT NOODLES open 1/1/2023
SUBMISSIONS FOR HALLOWEEN PARTY ’23 are closed. See you here in 2025
TO SUBMIT TO INSTANT NOODLES, PLEASE VISIT THE INSTANT NOODLES PAGE (main page, not the drop-down choices).
1/1/2023 SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR INSTANT NOODLES VOLUME 3
ISSUE 1 WAKE UP: In which your work deals with the broad idea of spring as a time of waking up, renewal, birth. Submissions are open 1/1/2023, and close 3/1/2023. Issue publishes 5/1/2023.
ISSUE 2 IT SHOULD ALWAYS BE FALL IN THE CEMETERY: In which your work deals with the broad idea of fall: death/endings/Halloween/All Saints, a chill in the air, etc., not horror for this, but a piece that’s more ghostly than horror would work too. Submissions are open 5/1/2023, close 7/1/23, and publishes 9/1/23.
ISSUE 3 COOOLD TURKEY: In which your work deals with the broad idea of things that go wrong in funny ways in the cold, around winter holidays, etc. We’re always looking for a LAUGH at the end of the year. Submissions are open 9/1/2023, and close 11/1/2023. Issue publishes 12/24/2023.
WHEN YOU ARE PUBLISHED IN INSTANT NOODLES, you may find yourself (in the fall) nominated for Best of the Net, and Best Small Fictions, and Pushcart Prizes. We nominate for all three.
Submissions are closed. Submissions ran from July 1, 2021 to January 30, 2022. NOTE: long submission period, and then publication in 12/22.
UPDATE SOLSTICE SUBMISSIONS:
We had more good submissions than we could fit in one book. Remaining submissions are under consideration for Solstice V3, publishing 12/24. Notices coming out in the next few months for those submissions.
FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS to PRINT ANTHOLOGIES:
Authors chosen for print anthologies receive: $25 check, free copy of print book, and may be chosen for award nomination for Pushcart and Best Small Fictions, among others.
Print copy of book sent after publication. (Published writers have the option to buy additional copies at cost, but no purchase is required to have the free copy mailed to you.)
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