Submission Guidelines

At Good Company Lit, we accept submissions from all writers, poets and artists!
  • Submissions are open for 30 days from January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st, of every year.
  • All submissions are free, and we do not offer payment at this time.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions
  • We accept previously published work.
  • We accept poetry, fiction and non fiction prose, comics, and art illustrations.
  • We’re looking for clean content. Clean, in this context, means a writing that doesn’t include blasphemy, swearing, sexual content, sexuality and gender controversies.
  • We accept all market genres as long as the piece is in line with our vision.
  • We accept and encourage work from, or about underrepresented groups (BIPOC, persons with disabilities, persons with mental illness, women, misrepresented minorities…). We especially highlight Muslim writers voice.
  • Word count:
    • Short stories: 1000-2000 words
    • Non fiction: 1000-2000 words
    • Poetry: 2 poems max with 300 words max each.
  • For illustrated submissions, please send us your work at
  • We respond to everyone, but our review time can take a while. Remind us if we don’t get back to you within a month at
  • For questions about your submission status, or other questions, kindly email as at

- Short stories: 1000-2000 words, Non fiction: 1000-2000 words, Poetry: 2 poems max with 300 words max each.