Silver Rose is a new online journal looking for stories, essays, visual art, and poems. Though we tend to lean toward literary fiction, we are open to reading genre fiction as well. We enjoy all types of narratives, but are partial to ones relating to themes of love, attraction, desire, and heartbreak.


Fiction Guidelines:

-Silver Rose a new magazine is looking for literary fiction with themes of love, heartbreak, desire, and longing. We also accept works within the genres of romance and paranormal romance, as well as horror/sci-fi/fantasy/historical fiction with romantic elements. (The Haunting of Bly Manor and Reign for example)

-We accept works that depict all sexualities.

-Submissions should be between 100 and 8,000 words.

-We are looking for short stories, novel excerpts, and nonfiction.

-Please no PDF files.

Poetry Guidelines:

-We want emotive, imagistic poetry.

-Silver Rose allows authors to submit one to five poems at a time.

-Please submit all your poems on one document.

-Please no PDF files.

Silver Rose Magazine seeks fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for our first print issue titled "Heartbreak." Please send us a single piece of previously unpublished prose and/or 1-3 poems in a single document. Please interpret the theme of heartbreak however you see fit. Simultaneous submissions are great; just let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere. Formatting is entirely up to you! However if you send us a PDF file, we might ask for a different file format if accepted. We will close for submissions on January 10th. 

Each selected piece will be awarded publication and one free contributor copy. 

Silver Rose Magazine seeks fiction and poetry about love! Send us writing that deals with all kinds of love in all its stages. Interpret the theme however you would like. For this contest, we are open to all genres. Though we tend to find ourselves leaning towards literary writing, we are always thrilled to read interesting and well-written genre fiction. We also will read Young Adult. First place will be be awarded $200 and publication. Our runner-up will receive publication.

For this contest, you may submit a short story or novel excerpt between 100 and 8,000 words and/or one to five poems. You may submit to both categories if you wish. Again, this contest is for writing about love. 

As for guidelines, we simply ask that you remove all identifying information from the document and DO NOT send us a PDF file.

Please email silverrosemag@gmail.com if you have any questions! We are excited to read your work!

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Silver Rose Magazine believes flash fiction is such an interesting form--one must be completely economical with the words they choose. This form lends itself to being extremely emotionally charged and packed with story. For this contest, there is no theme--we are simply looking for flash fiction that takes advantage of the few words available to it. We are open to all genres. Though we tend to find ourselves leaning towards literary writing, we are always thrilled to read interesting and well-written genre fiction. First place will be be awarded $150 and publication. Our runner-up will receive publication. 

For this contest, you may submit 1-3 pieces of flash. Each flash can be between 50 and 1,000 words.

As for guidelines, we simply ask that you remove all identifying information from the document and DO NOT send us a PDF file.

If you submitted to our previous flash contest, please feel free to also submit to this one. Just make sure to send a different story than what you previously sent. 

Please email silverrosemag@gmail.com if you have any questions! We are excited to read your work!

Silver Rose is a new magazine looking for highly emotive and imagistic poems as well as literary fiction with themes of love of any kind, heartbreak, desire, and longing. Essentially, we want your most emotionally charged pieces of writing. We also accept works within the genres of romance and paranormal romance, as well as horror/sci-fi/fantasy/historical fiction with romantic elements. (The Haunting of Bly Manor, Stranger Things, A Darker Shade of Magic, and Reign, for example.) We accept works that depict all sexualities and gender identities. We hope to publish our third issue in December. 

If you are submitting to our expedited response listing, we will make a decision in one to seven days.

Our guidelines are simple:

-Submissions should be prose pieces between 100 and 8,000 words, OR 1-5 poems.

-We are looking for short stories, poems, novel excerpts, and nonfiction.

-If you are submitting poetry, please submit them all in one document.

-Please no PDF files.

We look forward to reading your work! Please email silverrosemag@gmail.com if you have any questions!

Silver Rose is a new magazine looking for highly emotive and imagistic poems as well as literary fiction with themes of love of any kind, heartbreak, desire, and longing. Essentially, we want your most emotionally charged pieces of writing. We also accept works within the genres of romance and paranormal romance, as well as horror/sci-fi/fantasy/historical fiction with romantic elements. (The Haunting of Bly Manor, Stranger Things, A Darker Shade of Magic, and Reign, for example.) We accept works that depict all sexualities and gender identities. We hope to publish our third issue in December.  

Our guidelines are simple:

-Submissions should be prose pieces between 100 and 8,000 words, OR 1-5 poems. 

-We are looking for short stories, poems, novel excerpts, and nonfiction.

-If you are submitting poetry, please submit them all in one document. 

-Please no PDF files.


We look forward to reading your work! Please email silverrosemag@gmail.com if you have any questions!

Silver Rose Magazine