Peripheries invites new and emerging artists, especially those who have traditionally not been represented in literary circles.
We welcome submissions from all by December 1, 2019. Please email us with your name and genre in the subject line, with a brief artist's bio and the submissions attached as a .doc, docx, or .pdf. Please do not include identifying information in the file itself.
We accept simultaneous submissions and previously published work. If your work has been previously published, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the right to re-publish. Please provide us the details of any previous or forthcoming publications of your submitted works.
Submissions may be sent to
Please email us 1-6 poems of any length, attached in a single file. Please begin each poem on a new page.
Please email us fiction, flash fiction, short stories, and excerpts from longer works. Submissions should be double spaced and less than 5000 words.
Please email us a collection of up to 10 pieces. We are open to photographs, paintings, drawings, and digital representations. Each piece should be saved as a .JPG, .PNG, or .PDF format, and should be high resolution, at least 300 dpi. In your cover letter, please include the title, original size, and media of each piece, as well as a brief artist statement about the pieces. Selected images may be used as cover art or art features.
We are interested in a wide array of prose in conventional and experimental forms, including lyrics and personal essays, memoir excerpts, manifestos, recipes, instruction manuals, found poetry, works of erasure, etc. Prose submissions should be double-spaced and under 5000 words.
Interviews and Book Reviews
Please query us with a brief pitch at to propose an interview or book review feature.