General Guidelines:

We accept previously published or unpublished creative nonfiction, flash fiction, poetry, and devotionals. Selected works will be posted on this website and published in upcoming anthologies. 

We do NOT send rejection letters; we will only contact you IF your entry is selected.

Please follow the guidelines; we will only consider submissions that follow the submission guidelines.

We are looking for valiant literature from valiant scribes unafraid to tackle hard-hitting issues.

Learn more about what we are looking for here: A Selfish Poet's Editor Interview with Valiant Scribe by Trish Hopkinson

We are also interested in supporting projects and initiatives in line with our topic areas through our philanthropic arm.

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Valiant Scribe calls for submissions that focus on faith and social issues, including sanitation and hygiene, sexual violence, poverty, criminal justice, human trafficking, mental health, unknown inventors, people of color, climate change, etcetera.
Submission guidelines:
Creative nonfiction, essays, devotionals, flash fiction, poetry, and photography are welcome.

Submissions can be published or unpublished, 12-point Times New Roman, submissions should not be more than 700 words long. 

Submissions should be in English. Submissions in other languages are also welcome but should be accompanied by an English translation.

Only digital submissions are accepted. Please email a single Word document attachment containing a brief cover letter with your name, 100-word third-person bio, and your submission(s) to

Submissions are welcome year-round. Authors will be notified within a month if their submission was selected.

Submission fee:
There is currently no compensation for entries selected for the website.