WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR

The Stardust Review is open-year around and welcomes all writers. We are seeking short stories, poetry, literary non-fiction, essays on art criticism, literary criticism, and philosophy.

​FICTION:


We accept well-written short stories and flash fiction. If you have a compelling story, please submit it to us. 
If you write something controversial, alternative or experimental, please let us take a look.
For short stories, the maximum word count is 8000. 
For flash fiction, please keep your work under 1500 words.


NON-FICTION


Memoir and Personal Essay: Please keep your work between 600-3000 words. 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

Submissions must be unpublished, original work. We don’t take unsolicited reprint submissions.

We respond to submissions in 90 days. 

 

We postponed our contests’ deadlines due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our editors are extremely busy at this moment. If you have any questions about your submission, please message us via submittable. We will refund your contest entry fee due to the delay if we received your submission before April.

Our poetry editor is battling her depression. We are trying to catch up with the number of submissions we received. Please be patient. We wish you the best of luck.  ​

We are seeking submissions for our third issue coming next October. 


Non-Fiction:

Memoir and Personal Essay: Please keep your work between 600-3000 words. 


Submissions must be unpublished, original work. We don’t take unsolicited re-print submissions.

We respond to submissions in 2-4 months 

We are seeking submissions for our third issue coming this October. 

 

Our poetry editor is battling her depression. We are trying to catch up with the number of submissions we received. Please be patient. We wish you the best of luck.  

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR

The Stardust Review is open-year around and welcomes all writers. We are seeking short stories, poetry, literary non-fiction, essays on art criticism, literary criticism, and philosophy. 

For poetry submission, please submit 3-5 poems a time. 


Submissions must be unpublished, original work.

We respond to submissions in 3-5 months

We postponed our contests’ deadlines due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our editors are extremely busy at this moment. We are trying to catch up with the number of submissions we received. Please be patient. We wish you the best of luck.  If you have any questions about your submission, please message us via submittable. 

If you withdraw your submission, please send us a message. 

We will refund your contest entry fee due to the delay if we received your submission before April. 

We extended the deadline to November 29th with a prize of $200. The finalists and winners will be contacted by December 20th.


  • We will publish the winner and all finalists in a special issue.
  • We only consider poetry for this contest.
  • Submit up to 6 pieces of poetry per submission. 
  • All submissions must be previously unpublished.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions 


  We postponed our contests’ deadlines due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our editors are extremely busy at this moment. If you have any questions about your submission, please message us via submittable. If you withdraw your submission, please send us a message. We will refund your contest entry fee due to the delay if we received your submission before April. 

The contest runs from December 26th, 2019 to December 29th 2020, with a prize of $300.

We will publish the winner and all finalists in a special issue.

Submission Guideline: 

  • We only consider poetry and fiction for this contest.
  • Submit up to 3 pieces of poetry or 1 short story per submission. Submit as many times as you'd like.
  • All submissions must be previously unpublished.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions 
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