Our Interests:

We're open to many voices, forms, and styles. Please send your best unpublished fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic narratives, comic strips, artwork, and photography.

Simultaneous Submissions:

We hope you're pursuing simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your piece if accepted elsewhere. If this is the case, we offer you a big congratulations!

Multiple Submissions:

No problem. Send all you like.

Payment:

Contributors receive a free copy and unlimited discounted copies of their issue, a bio and photo in the contributors' section, and the support of a caring and hardworking editor!

Response Time:

Currently: a few days to a few weeks. Palooka believes in having a fast turnaround while still taking great pride in giving each piece thorough consideration.

Past Contributors:

We're only looking for work by authors and artists who haven't yet published with us.

Make your submission here and receive a discounted electronic issue or chapbook! Please indicate in your cover letter if your submission is fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, and please also indicate which issue or chapbook you would like to receive.

Amount: One short story, novel excerpt, or up to three flash pieces (combine the flash pieces into one document).

Word Count: Up to 10,000 words.
Amount: Up to five poems (combine into one document)
Amount: One essay, a nonfiction book excerpt, or up to three flash essays (combine the flash essays into one document).

Word Count: Up to 10,000 words.

 Amount: One graphic narrative, up to three flash graphic narratives, or five comic strips. Black-and-white pieces preferred. Please include your website address (if applicable) with your bio.
 

Amount: Up to ten pieces -- paintings, sketches, drawings, collage, mixed-media, etc. Black-and-white pieces are considered for publication within the pages, color pieces are considered for the cover. Please include your website address (if applicable) with your bio.

Amount: Up to ten photographs. Black-and-white photographs are considered for publication within the pages, color photographs are considered for the cover. Please include your website address (if applicable) with your bio.

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