We are currently considering submissions for a themed-issue, due to launch in November. The theme is Jealousy.

          “It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.”
                                        –Dylan Thomas, A Child’s Christmas in Wales

          “His veins were dark with a vivid belladonna tincture, the essence of jealousy.”
                                        –Charlotte Brontë, Villette

Submission Guidelines:

  • Email submissions only.
  • All submissions must include a 1-3 line biography, name, and email address.  We reserve the right to edit bios.
  • Poetry - limit 3 poems; send as an attachment to preserve formatting.
  • Flash Fiction – limit 800 words; send as an attachment to preserve formatting.
  • Please do not send previously published work.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions.
  • Response time is typically within 90 days. Please feel free to query.
  • We do not issue separate author’s consent forms. By submitting, you grant us permission to publish your work, if selected.
  • Carnival is nonpaying.
  • All rights to materials published in Carnival are retained by the individual authors and artists.



Rev. 06/2014