Faultline welcomes previously unpublished submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, translations, and art. We read submissions between October 15th and February 15th. Submissions received at any other time will not be read. To become familiar with work previously published by Faultline, we suggest visiting our Buy page to order an issue.
  • Poetry: up to five poems.
  • Fiction and Creative Nonfiction: one submission, up to twenty pages.
  • Translation: up to five poems and up to twenty pages for fiction and nonfiction translations. Please include the original author’s name.
  • Art: up to five 8 x 10 color or black and white prints (slides may be necessary if work is accepted for publication).

Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please withdraw your submission if accepted elsewhere.


Ends on February 15, 2017
  • Up to five poems
Ends on February 15, 2017
  • One short story, up to twenty (20) pages
  • Format: 12-point font, double-spaced
Ends on February 15, 2017
  • One piece, up to twenty (20) pages
  • Format: 12-point font, double-spaced
Ends on February 15, 2017
  • Up to five 8 x 10 color or black and white prints (slides may be necessary if work is accepted for publication)