Delay Fiction

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Delay welcomes short fiction submissions from all writers, emerging and established. Submission windows are periodically open throughout the year, about two months before each issue. Delay publishes five times annually: August, November, December, February, and May.

what Delay loves

  • Ottessa Moshfegh's stories
  • Ernest Hemingway's sentences
  • darkness
  • weirdos
  • losers

what Delay does not love

  • mistaking politics for art
  • stories that are transparently about the author
  • whimsy for whimsy's sake
  • stories without characters
  • recycled DFW gimmicks


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