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Squawk Back was founded by Zak Block in May 2011 | Assoc. Eds.: W. F. Roby, Kaj Tanaka
We read year round. Send any materials that you wish to have considered for publication, as attachments in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, or .odt format to.....

  • We publish poems
    • Max. poem count for poetry submissions: 10 | Min. poem count: no minimum but we would prefer it if you sent at least 3 poems.
    • Please send all poems as a single attachment.
  • We publish short fiction / flash fiction and creative non-fiction (CNF)
    • Max. word count for short/flash fiction or CNF submissions: 7,500 | Min. word count: none.
    • Please include your byline and a third-person bio with your submission.
Upon acceptance for publication, submitted pieces which appear in their entirety on personal blogs, self-publishing or other websites either must be removed from those websites, or replaced with excerpts.

Upon submitting your work, you hereby grant (the) Squawk Back a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify and display your content for any purpose, including without limitation promoting and redistributing part or all of the site. Works submitted to Squawk Back, whether officially or unofficially copyrighted, will remain the full intellectual property of their authors. We are far less interested in exploiting emergent literary voices than providing them with a louder box with which to squawk.