OPEN CALL … Flash Fiction Books and Collection of Short Stories


We are looking for submissions. Open call for Flash Fiction books and Collection of Short Stories from new and emerging authors of exceptional promise.

We are looking for highly readable Flash Fiction books and Collection of Short Stories from great thinkers, communicators and writers, across paradigms, disciplines and professions, to engage with the public in dynamic ways. Our goal in publishing Flash Fiction and Collection of Short Stories at Lit Riot Press is to draw from the themes outlined in the list below and to encourage readers to think more deeply about the most pressing social, cultural, political & geo-political, and environmental issues of our time. We encourage submissions by both previously published and previously unpublished writers.

We will only consider submissions that strongly connect back to the issue topics outlined below. Link the issue or issues to your story. If you have questions regarding your submission or need guidance before submitting your proposal, feel free to contact Lit Riot Press. Be creative!

LRP Issue Topics

  • Gender Identity
  • Human sexuality
  • Contemporary civil disobedience
  • Social and economic inequality
  • Classism
  • LGBT rights
  • State sanctioned violence and the militarization of police
  • Sex positivity
  • #BlackLivesMatter movement
  • Gender & pay equity
  • Women’s health rights
  • Environmental racism
  • Media portrayal of women in society
  • Peace & anti-violence movements
  • Body positivity
  • Gentrification
  • Corruption and the undue influence of corporations on government


Visit the LRP submissions page for more info.