Be sure to check the theme for which we are accepting submissions!
We accept short stories, essays, and poetry We are looking for original works that are thought-provoking and creative with literary merit and interest for a wide audience. We encourage simultaneous submissions but please let us know if your work has been accepted for publication with another periodical. If you’d like to attach a photo or an original piece of artwork that compliments your submission that would be awesome.
We are also currently accepting original recipes!
Submissions should be as print-ready as possible; free of spelling and punctuation errors and properly structured (this means paragraphs and sentences). We reserve the right to lightly edit your work if necessary.
- Submission guidelines for fiction, nonfiction and essays can be found here.
- Submission guidelines for poetry can be found here.
- Submission guidelines for recipes (yes, that’s right, we said recipes) can be found here.
If published, we have nonexclusive rights to your work. If you submit your work to other publishers, be sure to check with them on their exclusivity rights. For more information on rights see this website. Your work will be featured on this site in a downloadable PDF format for the issue it was submitted and in the archives of past issues. We reserve nonexclusive rights to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit and sell digital reproductions of the same work in the future.
One lucky story will be chosen from each issue to be a digital audio recording! The link to the podcast will be posted on this site for an indefinite period of time and offered for listening enjoyment at no cost.
Not every submission will be selected to be published. ALL writers will be notified by email as to the status of their submissions, 2-4 weeks prior to the publication date. If you have any other questions please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.