Dear Stardust Writing Contest: $300 Prize
  • The contest runs from December 26th to March 28th with a prize of $300.

  • We will publish the winner and all finalists in a special edition.

Submission Guideline: 
  • We only consider poetry and fiction for this contest.

  • Submit up to 3 pieces of poetry or 1 short story per submission. Submit as many times as you'd like.

  • All submissions must be previously unpublished.

  • We accept simultaneous submissions 

  • Click here to submit your work:

General Submission


The Stardust Review is open-year around and welcomes all writers. We are seeking short stories, poetry, literary non-fiction, essays on art criticism, literary criticism, and philosophy.

Click here to submit your work:


We accept well-written short stories and flash fiction. If you have a compelling story, please submit to us. 
If you write something controversial, alternative or experimental, please let us take a look.
For short stories, the maximum word count is 8000. 
For flash fiction, please keep your work under 1500 words.


Memoir and Personal Essay: Please keep your work between 600-3000 words. 

Essays: We are looking for art criticism, literary criticism, thought-provoking articles on political theory, and philosophy. Our editors are very Heideggerian; if you write a piece about Heidegger, please submit to us. 


Submissions must be unpublished, original work. We don’t take unsolicited reprint submissions.
Our exclusion period is 15 days. 

We respond to submissions in 30 days.