The time has finally arrived! The theme for our next issue has been decided on, and we can’t wait to see what everyone submits. For our next issue, writers are welcome to send submissions with the theme of (insert drumroll):




As usual, we have flexibility with what the word “body” means to you. Feel free to send work¬†that deals with the collective human body, our physical meat suit, or things that dabble with form and make us question what can be labeled as a “body” of work.

Submissions will be opening again on October 1st, 2018 and will remain open until February 4th, 2019. Submissions will be accepted online through our Submittable and as always you can also send hard copies with a SASE to:

Harold Jaffe, Editor
Fiction International
San Diego State University
Dept. of English and Comp. Lit.
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-6020 USA

As you prepare your submission, why not look through our work? We have past issues¬†available through Amazon. Some of our past themes have been “About Seeing“, “Fool“, and “Walls“. Reading an old issue is the best way to become familiar with the type of work we publish.