Submissions that are fiction, nonfiction, and essays should be: 

  • A maximum of 5,000 words long
  • Double-spaced
  • 1 inch margins
  • Times New Roman
  • Size 12 font.

You are welcome to send multiple submissions but each submission MUST be sent as a separate attachment.

We DO NOT accept the following submissions:

  • Anything Political
  • Anything Religious
  • Erotica
  • Children’s Fiction
  • Middle Grade Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction

We DO accept:

  • Science Fiction
  • Romance
  • Suspense/Thriller/Horror/Mystery
  • Humor
  • Mainstream Literary Fiction

If you have pictures or art that you would like published with your piece, please send them as a JPEG attachment. You MUST own the rights to the pictures/art you would like us to publish.

Please send submissions to submissions(at)pilcrowdagger(dot)com.