Line of Advance publishes the creative writing of U.S. military members, veterans, and their immediate families. We are now accepting submissions of short fiction and poetry for the journal. All pieces chosen for submission will be posted on www.lineofadvance.org.

Prose: Submit work of no more than 5,000 words of fiction, creative non-fiction, memoir, and/or hybrid content in one file. MS Word (.DOC or .DOCX) file,12-point type with 1-inch margins, double-spaced. Remove name and contact information from file content. Submit "cover letter" information, including 75-word biography, via Submittable data fields.


Who is eligible: Current and past service members of the U.S. Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard), and their immediate family members (parents, siblings, children). Finalists may be required to provide DD-214 or other documents verifying military status or affiliation.

Poetry: Submit no more than 5 poems in one file. MS Word (.DOC or .DOCX) file,12-point type with 1-inch margins, single-spaced. Remove name and contact information from file content. Submit "cover letter" information, including 75-word biography, via Submittable data fields.


Who is eligible: Current and past service members of the U.S. Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard), and their immediate family members (parents, siblings, children). Finalists may be required to provide DD-214 or other documents verifying military status or affiliation.

Prose: Submit work of no more than 5,000 words of fiction, creative non-fiction, memoir, and/or hybrid content in one file. MS Word (.DOC or .DOCX) file,12-point type with 1-inch margins, double-spaced. Remove name and contact information from file content. Submit "cover letter" information, including 75-word biography, via Submittable data fields.


Who is eligible: Current and past service members of the U.S. Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard), and their immediate family members (parents, siblings, children). Finalists may be required to provide DD-214 or other documents verifying military status or affiliation.

Prose: Submit work of no more than 5,000 words of fiction, creative non-fiction, memoir, and/or hybrid content in one file. MS Word (.DOC or .DOCX) file,12-point type with 1-inch margins, double-spaced. Remove name and contact information from file content. Submit "cover letter" information, including 75-word biography, via Submittable data fields.


Who is eligible: Current and past service members of the U.S. Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard), and their immediate family members (parents, siblings, children). Finalists may be required to provide DD-214 or other documents verifying military status or affiliation.

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