The 2023 Connecticut

Literary Anthology

Emerging and established writers located in the Nutmeg State are encouraged to submit fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Flash prose (work up to 750 words) is welcome. The anthology will be published in the fall of 2023. Contributors will receive a copy of the anthology and are encouraged to participate in a public reading.

What to Submit:

 ·       Fiction (Limit of 3,500 words)

 ·       Nonfiction (Limit of 3,500 words)

 ·       Poetry (Limit of two poems)

 ·       Submit Word document or PDF files attachments

Submission Details:

 ·       Authors must be residents of Connecticut as of January 31, 2022.

 ·       Submissions will be open from September 1, 2022 to November 15, 2022.           

 ·       Authors will receive one complimentary copy of the anthology.                         

 ·       Submit unpublished work only.

 ·       Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but please withdraw                                     immediately if accepted elsewhere.

 ·       Multiple submissions are permitted, but send ONE submission per genre.            ·       The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript. 

 ·       During the submissions period, send your work to                                                          

When submitting, please indicate the following in the Subject line:

Submission: Category – Title of Piece – First & Last Name 

Example: Submission: Nonfiction – Listen to the Ghosts – Victoria Buitron

PLEASE NOTE: Writers who are unable to submit electronically can mail submissions to:


Woodhall Press

P.O. Box 636

Fryeburg, ME 04037


The same guidelines and limits apply as the regular submissions. Envelopes must be postmarked by November 15, 2022

Manuscript Submissions

Woodhall Press is committed to publishing diverse voices and welcomes submissions from underrepresented writers. For Connecticut Literary Anthology Submissions, see above. 

  • twenty to thirty poems linked by a compelling theme

  • submissions are open

  • reading fee: none

  • format: send as a PDF attachment to



We endeavor to respond to all submissions as quickly as possible. Every submission will receive a personal reply. Please, allow thirty days before following up. Thank you for connecting with Woodhall Press.

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