River Styx is taking a brief hiatus during our editorial transition and will reopen submissions soon. Please check back in a month. 

If you have a submission pending with us, know that it will still be considered and that we look forward to reading it.
Ends on 12/31/2016$ 10.00 - 20.00
$ 10.00 - 20.00
$10 reading fee for one issue, which contains the winning stories.
$20 reading fee for a one year subscription, including the winning issue.
  • Please submit up to three stories. Submit each story in a separate file (the system will allow you to upload up to three files with each submission.)
  • 500 words maximum per story.
  • Winner(s) will be published in River Styx 98.
  • All stories will be considered for publication.
  • Previously published stories, including those that have appeared on web sites, blogs, and personal home pages, are not eligible.
  • $1500 first prize plus one case of micro-brewed Schlafly beer.