Chicken Scratch 5th Tuesday Anthology

Submission Call

Submission Details:

Chicken Scratch QC has officially opened submissions for their first annual Quad Cities Writers Anthology. Please read the details below prior to submitting your work to the group.

  • Author must currently reside in the Quad Cities
  • All submissions must take place in/reference the Quad Cities as setting
  • Submissions must have an apocalypse theme- all variations of apocalypse are welcome
  • No erotica
  • Poetry is accepted
  • 100-5k work count limit
  • All stories will have a plot (no narrative voice only or vignettes)
  • Authors will submit their cleanest copy. Manuscripts with pervasive spelling and grammatical errors will be rejected.
  • Authors will submit stories in the standard short-story format. Find it HERE
  • One submission per author
  • Submissions accepted July 15-Sept 1 2019
  • Submissions will be reviewed and authors contacted for inclusion by Oct 1 2019
  • All proceeds will go to the local literacy council
  • Publication expected by Dec 15 2019

Submissions should be emailed to chickenscratch@chickenscratchqc.com no later than Sept 1, 2019. No submissions will be accepted after this date.