Principia College’s online literary magazine Mistake House welcomes poetry and short fiction submissions for their next publication. Undergraduates and graduate students are encouraged to apply.



Guidelines for submissions are as follows:

  • Fiction: one story, maximum of 5,000 words
  • Poetry: up to three poems, maximum 40 lines per poem
  • One-page cover letter including a brief bio; the name of your university and your degree program or major; contact information; and a brief statement of why your piece fits Mistake House.

Genre fiction is not accepted, but fiction pieces may include elements of genre.

Submissions can be uploaded through this link: Only Word documents and PDFs are accepted.

Deadline for submissions: February 16, 2018.


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