Worlds of Ruin – Call for Stories

Jersey City Writers presents an evening of post-apocalyptic science fiction. We are currently looking for short stories, monologues, scripts and poetry for this genre. This April, join Jersey City Writers for Worlds of Ruin. Please read carefully all submission guidelines if you are interested in submitting.


Submission Guidelines

– 1,300 words or less (1,000 preferred)

– Accepting short stories, poetry, plays and monologues

– Theme: This is the near or distant future and something about the world has gone horribly wrong. Think alien enslavement, robotic rebellion, poisoned rivers and fiery skies.

– Send attachments as .doc or .rtf in manuscript format

– Unpublished works only

– Three submissions maximum per individual

– Each story will be assigned an actor. If you wish to use your own actor, you must include this person’s name, phone number and e-mail address along with your submission. Otherwise, we will provide an actor for you

Please send submissions to

Deadline for Submissions: April 1, 2015

If your piece is accepted, it will be published on the Jersey City Writers website and performed by an actor on Wednesday, April 15th. All stories are read anonymously. If you have any questions regarding genre, the guidelines or anything else, feel free to inquire at the email address listed above.


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