We ask that writers submit only one piece at a time. We hope to respond to all submissions within 6 months. If you do not receive a response within six months, please check on the status of your submission in Submittable; if you encounter any problems, email us at rougaroueditors@gmail.com.

Include a brief, third person bio in the “Cover Letter” box that we may use should we choose to publish your work.

We do not accept previously published work. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed, but please withdraw immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere.

Ends on July 1, 2018$10.00

Writers can submit 1-3 flash fiction pieces totaling no more than 1500 words. No individual piece can be longer than 1000 words.

Simultaneous submissions are fine with us; however, please withdraw your piece(s) and notify us (via Submittable) if your entry has been accepted elsewhere. Work that has been previously published is not eligible for this contest. Those affiliated with Rougarou now or in the past two years are not eligible to      submit to this contest.

Submissions are open from March 7, 2018 – June 1, 2018. Please submit through our Submittable page. We cannot accept paper submissions.


Our winner will receive $250 and publication in one of Rougarou's 2019 issues. 

Send up to five poems in a single attachment. Please list the titles of your poems in the “Submission Title” field and separate each poem in your manuscript onto a new page. Include a brief bio in the "Cover Letter" box.

Please submit one story of no more than 4000 words or up to three flash fiction pieces of no more than 1000 words each. Send all submissions in standard manuscript format. Include a brief bio in the "Cover Letter" box.
Please send only one story per four month reading period. Manuscript length can range from short short to 4,000 words. Include a brief bio in the "Cover Letter" box.
Upload individual images in .jpg or .png format. Include a brief bio in the "Cover Letter" box below, and include a link to your portfolio if you would like us to browse your other work.