Ploughshares is a literary journal published by Emerson College in Boston. Showcasing high-quality fiction, poetry and non-fiction, the iconic triannual is an extremely competitive market, receiving over one thousand submissions a month.
"We seek work of the highest literary quality, but otherwise do not have any specific guidelines for style or subject matter." Submit one to five poems; translations welcome.
- Pays cash
- Pays 2 copies
- Pays with subscription
- Simultaneous submissions OK
- Highly competitive market
- Reading fee charged
How to submit to Ploughshares
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Pays "$25/printed page, $50 minimum per title, $250 maximum per author" and purchases first North American serial rights. Do not query until 5 months have passed since your last submission. Submitters should not be affiliated with Emerson College or Ploughshares.Established 1971.