The Ploughshares reading period is now open! Starting today (June 1), and through the rest of the year, you can submit your fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to us.
Called “a magazine that has published a good deal of what has become our significant contemporary American literature” by Literary Magazine Review, Ploughshares has published the earliest works of many of today’s most respected writers, including Thomas Lux, Susan Straight, Carolyn Chute, Edward P. Jones, Howard Norman, Melanie Rae Thon, Sue Miller, Mona Simpson, Ethan Canin, Tim O’Brien, Robert Pinsky, and Jayne Anne Phillips.
We encourage you to read our submissions guidelines thoroughly before you send us your work, but here are some things that you need to know:
For more information please visit our website. Happy writing!