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​Attention LGBTQ+ writers and artists!


To celebrate Pride Month in June 2021, 805 Lit + Art will publish a special issue of writing and art by LGBTQ+ creators. Submit your short stories, flash prose, creative nonfiction, art, and graphic fiction by April 18, 2021. The issue will be live on our website on June 1, 2021.


We accept and encourage simultaneous submissions, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please withdraw your submission. We currently do NOT accept regular submissions from creators under 18. Teens worldwide can submit to our My Home Library blog. Manatee and Sarasota County teens, please see our poetry contest instructions.

We accept: 

Art + Photography

Up to 5 at a time in one submission


Up to 3 at a time in one submission.

Flash Fiction 

Up to 2 at a time, max 750 words



Up to 2 at a time, 751-2500 words

Creative Nonfiction

Up to 2 at a time, max 2500 words


Click "Submit" to review our publishing agreement and submit your work.

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