Flying Island

In Search for the Next Kurt Vonnegut:
Writers from the Indiana Writers Center and the State of Indiana

Flying Island, the Online Literary Journal of the Indiana Writers Center is looking for the next Kurt Vonnegut. We accept submissions on a rolling basis from Indiana residents and those with significant ties to Indiana.

  • Fiction: up to 3,000 words
  • Nonfiction: up to 1,500 words
  • Poetry: up to three poems, no more than 30 lines each.

    The small submission fee ($2.50) will be used to pay our editors.  

Publication will be ongoing, with posts from one to three times a week.


Click here for the journal and your opportunity to submit work!

Submissions for the Flying Island are through our Submittable portal only. We are unable to accept postal or email submissions at this time, and any submissions received in the mail or by email will be discarded.

Flying Island's 2019 Pushcart Prize nominations

Flying Island, the online literary journal of the Indiana Writers Center, is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2019 Pushcart Prize.

Mary M. Brown for "San Souci," August 9, 2019

Congratulations and good luck to all the poets.



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