FLASH! - Missouri Baptist University


Past Issues

Flash Issue 6

Flash Issue 5

Submission Guidelines

Flash! is a collection of short stories published by the Humanities Division at Missouri Baptist University, One College Park Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141. 

To submit a flash fiction piece, please attach it as either a Word file (.doc or .docx) or a PDF to matthew.bardowell@mobap.edu. Submitted stories must be 50-1000 words in length; however, exceptions can be made at the editors’ discretion. We consider up to three stories from each author. 

Please include the following information when submitting a flash fiction piece: author name, school or affiliation, story title, number of works submitted (up to three stories are allowed), word count for each story, and a short biographical statement (50-100 words). Multiple stories can be submitted in a single document. Interested students, faculty, and friends of the department may submit previously unpublished manuscripts to matthew.bardowell@mobap.edu for consideration. 

Flash! is published once annually, exclusively online. Below is our submission deadline and target publication date:

Submission Deadline:Publication Date:
September 1October 1

Missouri Baptist University reserves the right to publish accepted submissions in Flash!; upon publication, copyrights revert to the authors. By submitting, authors certify that the work is their own. All submissions are subject to editing for clarity, grammar usage, and Christian propriety. The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of Missouri Baptist University.