We are looking for stories and poems for Covid Tales. Please publish with us! To make a submission, please:

  • send a query letter to with COVID TALES at the beginning of the subject line.

  • attach stories and poems as MS Word attachments

  • stories may be anywhere from 100–4,000 words.


What we are looking for:


  • fiction—short stories of any genre

  • memoir 

  • poetry


 What we are not looking for:


  • blog posts

  • essays

  • sermons or prayers


All memoirs and stories must be set during the shelter-in-place order.

Poetry must reflect the shelter-in-place order in some way.

Writers retain all rights to their work and are only giving permission to publish on the site.

Writers are always free to publish their work elsewhere.

Writers may request their work be removed from the site at any time. 

We look forward to reading your submissions.