Current Submissions Deadline: Closed

Submission Guidelines

​Only open to U.S Residents:

To submit, please email us at with the subject line as to what issue you are submitting to and the category of your work (example: Summer 2022 – Poetry) .

All submitted work should be attached as a separate document to the email. Please include a short (about 50 words) bio and pronouns.

Keep in mind that we do not edit pieces any more than formatting and stylized choices for our journal.

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

Art – 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Please submit previously unpublished work only.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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