Magic Mondays

A new category: Magic Mondays.

Submit a magic realism story of up to 250 words. It can be a story of the type of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” or humorous magic realism. No hard science fiction or high fantasy.  The selected story will appear on the VR’s website either every Monday or every other Monday. The best published story of three months selected by the reader’s poll will be included in the next issue of Vestal Review with our standard publication pay. No fees.

Please do not submit anything that doesn’t match the theme or the story length limitations.

Submit HERE.


The stories:

Clockwork Kid by Michael Chapey

Cricket by Erini Katopodis

Meanwhile by Michael Trocchia

A Cycle of Tall Flowers and Dead-Eyed Gardeners by Omer Friedlander 

Left Hand Turns by Sudha Balagopal

Gordon’s by Carole Burkett

Transhumance by Sophie van Llewyn

Calligraphy by J. Bradley

My Hero by Tasha Lower

Separation Notice by Jenny Bhatt



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