ZONE 3 welcomes submissions of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in a wide variety of aesthetics from both emerging and established writers. For poetry, please submit no more than 6 poems, for prose no more than one essay or story. We seldom publish prose that is more than 5,000 words in length. All submissions should be uploaded as one .doc, .docx, or .pdf file. 

Our reading period is from August 1st to April 1st. Limit submissions to one per reading period. Please allow 4-6 months before inquiring about your submission. ZONE 3 accepts simultaneous submissions, but please notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. To withdraw an entire manuscript or individual poems, please do so in Submittable.

We look forward to reading your work.

Ends on April 1, 2017
Send us your best story. We seldom publish a piece that is more than 5,000 words in length. We will consider novel excerpts. 
Ends on April 1, 2017
You may submit ONE essay that is no more than 5,000 words. 
Ends on April 1, 2017
You may submit up to 6 poems. Please upload your submission as ONE .doc or .pdf file.