The Last Word: West Coast Writers & Artists


Published three times a year in San Francisco, ZYZZYVA showcases West Coast fiction, poetry, essays and art. The magazine has published the likes of Haruki Murakami, Raymond Carver, and Ursula K. Le Guin.

Poetry Sought

Up to five poems by writers living on the West Coast of the United States.

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Simultaneous submissions OK

How to submit to ZYZZYVA

To get published in ZYZZYVA:

Send your Submission

ZYZZYVA accepts submissions through:

  • Postal mail

More About ZYZZYVA

ZYZZYVA "is a vibrant mix of established talents and new voices, providing an elegantly curated overview of contemporary arts and letters with a distinctly San Francisco perspective." Appreciates "the courtesy of exclusive submissions." Notify immediately if simultaneous submissions are accepted elsewhere.

Established 1985.

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