Welcome to Beyond Words, a young international literary magazine.

We are a stage for emerging writers and visual artists. We consider poems and short stories up to 1000 words. The selected texts are accompanied with beautiful artwork. 

We publish monthly and read submissions daily.

Our magazine is offered in both digital and print versions.

For more information visit our website, Facebook and Instagram!


We now accept submissions of poems, short fiction and short non-fiction for issue #21 of Beyond Words Magazine (November 2021)!

Got a perfect piece that's just waiting to get published?
Tired of waiting months and months for a decision?
We've been through it - and we just hate it!       
BEYOND WORDS is an international magazine of literature and art. We accept submissions of short stories (one story per submission; max. length 1000 words) and poems (up to three poems per submission). We promise to respond to your submission within 24 hours.

All submitters will receive three complimentary digital copies of Beyond Words Magazine: Issue #16 (July 2021), #15 (June 2021) and #14 (May 2021)!
 

In November 2021, we will publish a festive HAPPY BIRTHDAY themed issue! It will look exactly like our normal editions, full of art and emotion, with only one twist: all pieces will be related to birthdays

We will consider any literary work - poem, flash fiction, short story, as long as the piece does not exceed 1000 words. 

Call for submissions ends mid-August.



We invite you to send us your short stories and poems. The theme of our creative writing challenge for the January 2022 Issue is: FLYING!

Your piece should not exceed 250 words.

Our Editorial Board will read all submissions in a blind review process, and will then choose the 3 best works. The winning pieces will be featured in the first edition of Beyond Words Literary Magazine for 2022, published in both digital and print.

Decisions will be sent out in November.

Good luck!

We invite you to send us your short stories and poems. The theme of our creative writing challenge for the December 2021 Issue is: STORMS. Any text related to that topic will be considered. Your piece should not exceed 250 words.

Our Editorial Board will read all submissions in a blind review process, and will then choose the best works. The winning pieces will be featured in the December 2021 issue of Beyond Words Magazine, published in both digital and print.

Decisions will be sent out in September.

Good luck!

We invite you to send us your flash fiction and poems. The theme of our creative writing challenge for the October 2021 Issue is: MISTAKES! Your piece should not exceed 250 words.

Our Editorial Board will read all submissions in a blind review process, and will then choose the best works. The winning pieces will be featured in the October 2021 issue of Beyond Words Magazine, published in both digital and print.

Decisions will be sent out around the end of August.

Good luck!

We are looking for visual works for our 2021 issues: September, October, November and December editions, as well as the January and February 2022 issues. Beyond Words Magazine features art and literature and is published monthly. We offer both digital and print editions. 

You are invited to submit your artwork (up to 15 pieces in one submission). We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Beyond Words Literary Magazine