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read through our guidelines and send us your work to

While we welcome everyone’s work, we do have set themes for each issue. We announce them on social media as well as on here. You don’t need to be so literal but please don’t send us work that has no correlation whatsoever. That being said, as long as your work checks the following boxes, we can’t wait to read it!

- Please send one email per genre. For example, send one email with a poetry submission and a SEPERATE one with fiction.

- Submissions which don't stick to the guidelines will not be opened or answered.


Theme; TBA

Each issue is edited by our Managing Editor; Marcella Haddad

Please use 12 pt font such as Garamond, Times New Roman, Baskerville Old Face..


✦ Your editor is Fran Fernández Arce ✦

▸You can rhyme or not, we don’t mind.

▸Maximum 5 poems per writer.

▸No longer than 10 pages total.


✦ Your editor is Cyrine Sinti ✦

▸Minimum 100 words

▸Maximum 1500 words

▸Any use of non-English words is fine, just pop the English meaning in a footnote for us.


We accept micro-essays, personal essays, memoirs, travel writing, diary entries, anecdotes and your own literary take on true, factual stories!

✦ Your editor is Shayal Kaur ✦

▸Minimum 1000 words

▸Maximum 1500 words

▸Any use of non-English words is fine, just pop the English meaning in a footnote for us.


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Theme; zodiac


astroflakes is a yearly mini-issue featuring zodiac-themed prose and poetry.

Subject Line: astroflakes - Zodiac sign - genre

(example: astroflakes - Leo - poetry)

In the email, introduce yourself briefly, and attach your submission as a word document. Our maximum word count is 1,000 words. 

Please make sure that your submission corresponds to the vibe, definition, or personal connection to the zodiac sign that you are submitting for. 

(Writers may submit work for up to three different signs in three different emails!)

We look forward to reading your wonderful astrological writing!

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Check back soon

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Please check your work is formatted the way we prefer, and you are happy with it. We will do very minimal editing, but we will allow you to amend your piece if you are accepted (slight amendments such as spelling etc)



We don't need a fancy cover letter, just say hello! You can also tell us about how your piece connects to this issue's theme. We will ask for a photo and a third-person bio if you are accepted.



In your email to us, please send your submission in a word doc (.docx file) and use the following layout in the subject line: [ISSUE NAME] - Genre - Title.

For example: ESCAPISM - Poetry - Goblin Market

We'll usually send out decisions when the sumbissions period ends. Simultaneous submissions are fine but do let us know if you're accepted elsewhere. (No hard feelings!). We do not accept previously published work!

We don't make any money off Moonflake Press and we pay for everything ourselves. If you would like to contribute a small donation, we'd be ever so grateful!
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