“Sitting up in the dark, he took a deep breath and scented a familiar, beguiling trace in the air…”

Deep Green Leaves, Alex Clark

Houses Borders Ghosts

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We're always looking for new short stories for the Fiction Desk anthologies, and most of the stories we publish are unsolicited submissions.

We publish stories in a range of lengths from 1,000 to 10,000 words, and submissions should be made through our online form.

Before submitting, you may find it useful to look at our manuscript formatting tips. It would also be a good idea to read one of our anthologies to find out more about the kind of stories we publish.

To submit:

  1. Take a look at one of our anthologies to see whether we would be a good fit for your work.
  2. Read our short story submission guidelines.
  3. Send us your story through our short story submission form.

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