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 #27 of Beyond Words Magazine (June 2022)!

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.
We accept previously published works. We also permit simultaneous submissions.

All submitters will receive three complimentary digital copies of Beyond Words Magazine: Issue #21 (December 2021), #20 (November 2021) and #19 (October 2021)!
 

In April 2022 we will publish a special edition of Beyond Words Literary Magazine. The theme will be "A Letter I Shouldn't Have Sent."

Submit your creative writing pieces to this exciting project! Your work should not exceed  1000 words. There is no minimum word count. 


We accept previously published works and simultaneous submissions.


We will send out acceptance/rejection notifications within 24 hours.


Good luck!



They can be terrible or just wonderful; funny or serious; spontaneous or well-planned; might boost your self-esteem or totally disappoint you.

They can happen anywhere - and end anywhere...

The May 2022 issue of Beyond Words Literary Magazine will feature a selection of stories and poems that are all about romantic dates! 

Make us fall in love at first read! Tell us about your own experience or create an entire meeting from your imagination.

We will consider texts between 100 and 2000 words.

Only one work per submission, please. You may submit multiple times, though.

We accept previously published works and simultaneous submissions.

A fast turnaround time of 24 hours is guaranteed.

Good luck!



***For a limited time, when you submit a piece to our Monsters creative writing challenge, we will send you a complimentary printed copy of Beyond Words Magazine! The magazine will be sent to the shipping address updated on your Submittable profile, so please make sure it is correct!***

We invite you to send us your poems and flash fiction. The theme of our creative writing challenge for the August 2022 issue is: MONSTERS!

Your piece should not exceed 250 words and must be related to monsters.  

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 Beyond Words Magazine, August 2022 edition!


Good luck!

Decisions will be sent out end of March 2022.

***For a limited time, when you submit a piece to our Almost There creative writing challenge, we will send you a complimentary printed copy of Beyond Words Magazine! The magazine will be sent to the shipping address updated on your Submittable profile, so please make sure it is correct!***

We invite you to send us your poems and flash fiction. The theme of our creative writing challenge for the July 2022 Issue is: ALMOST THERE!

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 Beyond Words Magazine, July 2022 edition!

Good luck!

Beyond Words is a magazine of literature and visual art. We publish monthly. Each issue includes breathtaking artwork pieces that go together with a selection of poems and short stories. Our magazine is printed. We also offer a digital edition. 

We promise to get back to you with a decision within 30 days from the day of submission.

You may upload up to 15 visual art pieces paying the submission fee only once.

Visit https://issuu.com/beyondwordslite to have a look at our past editions. 

Good luck!

Beyond Words Literary Magazine