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!


2016 Flying Island Pushcart Prize Nominations

 "The New Girl at School Talks About Guns,"
by Robin Lovelace (March 1, 2016)

    "Square of Love," by Charlie Sutphin (March 30, 2016)

    "A Room of His Own," by Jay S Zimmerman (Oct.21, 2016)

    "Five Star Hole," by Grambi Dora (March 29, 2016)

    "How to Be a Cop's Wife", by Lindsey Warner (June 6, 2016)

    "What to say to a refugee," by Mary M. Brown (Sept. 29, 2016)

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