Fatal Flaw Literary Magazine

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Fatal Flaw is an international online magazine publishing unexpected, topical writing and photography that considers the world through a cracked lens. Show us the fatal flaw and the beauty inherent within it.

We welcome submissions from writers of all backgrounds – from the emerging and unpublished to the established – and especially encourage submissions from those who identify as persons of color, multiracial, indigenous, LGBTQIA+, disabled, and anyone belonging to a community of underrepresented voices. 

In addition to fiction, nonfiction, and photography, we are thrilled to announce that we’re now accepting both poetry and flash fiction

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Submissions for Vol. 2: The Unreliable Narrator are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted! We will plan to release the issue this fall and open up for submissions again in December.

In the meantime, for more information on what we look for, please read our full submission guidelines on our website.

Fatal Flaw Literary Magazine