Current Submissions Deadline: December 1st, 2021 – TBA

Submission Guidelines

​To submit, please email us at with the subject line as to what quarterly issue you are submitting for and what category your work falls into (example: Winter 2021- Poetry) . All submitted work should be attached as a separate document to the email. Keep in mind that we do not edit pieces any more than formatting and stylized choices for our journal. In the body of the email please include a short (about 50 words) bio and pronouns.

To submit, please follow:

Poetry- Submit up to three poems, four pages max

Prose/Short Fiction/CNF – Submit up to two works, single spaced, 3000 words max per piece

Comix- Submit up to two comix. Submissions should be in one image file (jpeg or pdf)

Digital Art, paintings, etc.- Submit up to three pieces. Keep quality in at least standard 300 DPI.

Please submit previously unpublished work only. Upon acceptance into our publications, the art/written work is not to be shared before our issue is released to the public. That being said, after our publication, all rights revert back to the creator and is free to be published elsewhere, we just ask that you credit Pile Press as the initial publication. Currently, we are unable to pay upon publication, but we will avidly promote your work on social media platforms and the website.

Please note that we are a platform for women and non-binary + fluid creatives, therefore, if you do not identify as such, please look elsewhere for your submissions.

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