All three elements (the specific words) given for the submission period (Recluse, Cradle, and Jazz must be included in your story to be considered for publication. No exceptions.
Proofread your work. We must decline pieces that need major editing, even if they are otherwise good.
Please don't exceed 3,500 words.
No previously published work.
A short third-person bio must be included with your submission.
Accepted pieces will be in the journal forthcoming June 1st.