Ends on May 2, 2018$20.00
$20.00
  • 2018 judge is Maggie Smith.
  • $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription.
  • Send up to three poems per submission. Please include all poems in a single document.
  • Please do not include name or contact info in the document file.
  • Results will be posted on the River Styx website in July.
  • First, second, and third place winners and honorable mentions will be included in the Winter 2018 Issue 101.
  • All poems will be considered for publication.
  • Previously published poems, including those that have appeared on websites, blogs, and personal home pages, are not eligible.
  • Though submissions are anonymous, the judge will remove from consideration any entries he recognizes as having been written by poets with whom he has worked or studied.
Ends on July 31, 2018$2.50
$2.50
  • THIS PAGE IS FOR FICTION ONLY. 
  • Work submitted to River Styx must be previously unpublished in print or online.
  • Please include a word count in your cover letter.
  • If your work is less than 500 words, feel free to send up to three pieces.
  • We will read simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us of such and notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Expect three to five months for a decision. Please do not query us or send another manuscript until five months have passed.

Ends on July 31, 2018$2.50
$2.50
  • THIS PAGE IS FOR NONFICTION ONLY. 
  • Work submitted to River Styx must be previously unpublished in print or online.
  • Please include a word count in your cover letter.
  • If your work is less than 500 words, feel free to send up to three pieces.
  • We will read simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us of such and notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Expect three to five months for a decision. Please do not query us or send another manuscript until five months have passed.

Ends on July 31, 2018$2.50
$2.50
  • THIS PAGE IS FOR POETRY ONLY. 
  • Work submitted to River Styx must be previously unpublished in print or online.
  • Please include a cover letter with a brief bio.
  • Send two to four poems per submission.
  • Translations are welcome if permission has been granted from owner of copyright.
  • We will read simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us of such and notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Expect three to five months for a decision. Please do not query us or send another manuscript until five months have passed.

Ends on July 31, 2018$2.50 - 2.50
$2.50 - 2.50
  • This page is for all art, multimedia, or alternative media submissions.
  • Such works may include: photograph, painting, printmaking, multimedia graphics, graphic short stories, etc. 
  • Cover art is a single or two images in color. Inside art is a spread in black and white. The two are often by different artists, but can be the same depending on how a series lends itself. Your submitted work may be considered for either.
  • Work submitted to River Styx must be previously unpublished in print or online.
  • Please include a word count in your cover letter if relevant to your submission.
  • If your work is a part of a series of images, please submit up to 12 images.
  • If submitting a work such as a graphic short story or writing with corresponding images, please treat each as an individual submission.
  • We will read simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us of such and notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Expect three to five months for a decision. Please do not query us or send another manuscript until five months have passed.