Subs for our 2nd Annual Print Issue are closed! Online Magazine subs are open all year long.

Submissions for HALLAREN LIT MAG:

  • Open to Military Women: Active Duty, Veteran, Guard, Reserve, Cadets, Government Civilians & Contractors, Foreign Military Service Members & Veterans, & Military Spouses

  • For Fiction and Non-Fiction Submissions: 5,000 word max; Flash Fiction (about 750 words) is great, too!

  • For Poetry: one-two pages max per poem is ideal; no more than four poems, please.

  • For Photography: up to 5 photos per submission (please include titles of each photo in your submission email)

  • Writing/photography about the military experience is great; so is writing/photography about non-military experiences. We like genre fiction, too. We want to showcase a range of whatever moves our military women to create!

  • LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC voices are encouraged!

  • After your piece is accepted, Hallaren Literary Magazine receives first North American Publishing Rights and Archival Rights. Following publication, all rights revert back to you, the author.

If you have a submission that doesn't quite fit the theme, please submit anyway! Hallaren Online is open to any and all submissions (same guidelines as above!).

We have a small staff. It may take up to two months before you hear from us about your submission! Please email if it has been 2 months and you still haven't heard from us.


  • $3 for every accepted submission package


  • 12 point font, Times New Roman (if your poetry begs for accommodation in this area, that's fine. Just make it readable please.)

  • Single-spaced

  • On the top left corner of your submission, please put the title of your piece and your name & email address.


Feel free to send your questions to

We don't bite. :)