$5.00 USD

 We are currently accepting unsolicited pieces in fiction only.  We do accept previously published stories. Simultaneous and multiple submissions are accepted.



All entries must be 120 minutes or shorter.


Send us mp3 files. Leave 0.5 to 1 second of room tone at its beginning and 1 to 5 seconds of room tone at its end. 


Narrated by a human. You must hold the audio rights to the story. Each entry should start with [story name] by [author name] and if applicable [first appeared on XYZ]. 


You can submit author-read stories or professionally narrated work. Please make sure you hold the rights to the audio if it is produced by a third-party. 


You can edit your audio using free software. We can further refine the audio, should we choose to take it, using our in-house sound editor.


All of our stories that we produce are narrated by Urban Bards using Audible-approved voice talent. Should you choose to engage Urban Bards to produce the audio you'd like to submit, you can get a cost estimate by e-mail content@urbanbards.com. Please mention that the audio is intended to be submitted to Petrichor to get the discounted rate.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.