All work should be attached in a single .doc/docx, PDF or .txt file, and your email must include a brief third-person bio alongside a short cover letter. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know.


For all poetry, fiction and nonfiction manuscripts please send half of the complete work. For poetry and short story collections please ensure that at least fifty percent of the work is unpublished.

We pay authors royalties.

Digital shorts

We are seeking fiction between 5,000–15,000 words for a new series of digital-only shorts due in 2018.

We pay authors royalties.

Celestial Bodies

A new contest aimed at younger poets, for more information and guidelines visit our Tumblr page.

wildness journal

wildness is an online literary journal that publishes contemporary poetry, fiction and nonfiction. We currently publish our issues quarterly and read submissions on a rolling basis.

Visit wildness here.

And finally

We are a small company, but, unless stated, we aim to give you a response within two months. Please query if it has been longer.

If you have any other questions about guidelines, email us at