Deadline January 15 (must be received by this date). Ploughshares, a venerable literary journal published by Emerson College in Boston, is open to submissions of unpublished poetry, fiction, and essays. Online entries (preferred) are free for subscribers, $3 for others; no fee for mailed entries. Include a short cover letter with your major publications and awards, past publication in Ploughshares (if any) or association with their staff. One entry per submission period. Send 1-5 pages of poetry or one prose piece under 6,000 words. Authors recently published in Ploughshares include Ellen Bass, Victoria Chang, Ilya Kaminsky, Rajiv Mohabir, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.
Published: June 25, 2019