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The MoonLit Getaway Grand Opening Contest is now accepting submissions.


Visual Art

Flash Fiction



The top prize for each category is $100 (USD). Winning submissions (plus two runners-up per category) will also be featured on our website and published in our Fall Anthology (2025).


August 1, 2024


North America / United Kingdom


Winners will be announced on our website on September 23, 2024. 


VISUAL ART: high resolution, one image only

FLASH FICTION: any genre, 1000-word max, one story only (.doc or .docx format)

POETRY: 60-line max, one poem only (.doc or .docx format)


Send your submission as an attachment to

Title the attachment: SubmissionTitle_ContestCatagory (Example: DeathOnRotation_FlashFiction)

Include a cover letter in the body of your submission email and a bio written in the third person (60 words max)


Include your name anywhere on the attached submission document

Submit AI-generated content 

Submit more than once 

Submit work that has already been published


Submissions that do not win the MoonLit Getaway Grand Opening Contest will still be considered for regular publication on our website, as well as in our Fall Anthology.


We accept simultaneous submissions; however, please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere. If your submission is long-listed, you will be asked to withdraw your simultaneous submissions to remain on the list.

If you submit to this contest, you will begin receiving our quarterly newsletter, which you may unsubscribe from at any time. Please say so in your cover letter if you do not wish to receive the newsletter.

We request first publication rights, after which Copyright returns to the contributor. We also request the right to keep an accepted submission on our site for at least one year following initial publication. After the one-year period, contributors may request it be removed; otherwise, it will remain on the site. 

MoonLit Getaway volunteers, partners, associates, and contractors are not eligible for submission.

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