Thank you for visiting our submissions portal. Tupelo Quarterly accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, lyric essay, hybrid work and visual art during open reading periods. Please read the guidelines for each category carefully. If no categories appear, that means the reading period is closed. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as you notify us immediately at the contactTQ@tupelopress.org if the work is placed elsewhere. Submissions may not be changed after entry. We do not accept previously published material.



Ends on 8/15/2016
Tupelo Quarterly is currently accepting submissions of creative nonfiction, lyric essay, short stories, novel excerpts, hybrid texts, and flash fiction.  Send us work that surprises us, that expands our sense of what is possible within a literary text.  Submissions should be previously unpublished and may contain only one prose work, double-spaced, no more than fifteen pages.  Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as you notify us immediately at contactTQ (at) tupelopress (dot) org if the piece is placed elsewhere.

Please note that submissions will close August 15th.  We look forward to reading your work!  
Ends on 8/15/2016
Tupelo Quarterly seeks to cultivate a diverse and expansive vision of what poetry can be.  With that in mind, submit 3-5 previously unpublished poems of any style or sensibility. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as you notify us immediately at contactTQ (at) tupelopress (dot) org if a poem is placed elsewhere.  Attach all poems in your submission as a single document in .doc, .docx or .rtf form.

Please note that submissions will close August 15th.  We look forward to reading your work! 
Ends on 8/15/2016
Submit up to 5 images, videos or mixed media works. If you are sending images, please send them in a small format for initial review (.jpg, etc.). If we need a larger file size or format for best reproduction, we will ask for that at a later date.

Please note that submissions will close August 15th.  We look forward to seeing your work!
Ends on 8/15/2016
Please use this category to submit poetry that has been invited for consideration by our editors.  
Ends on 8/15/2016
Please use this category to submit prose that has been invited for consideration by our editors.  
Ends on 8/15/2016
Please use this category to submit translations that have been invited by our editors.  
We are looking for reviews of books that change the way we think about language, literary tradition, and inherited forms of writing, books that are deserving of a wider audience and a more varied response from the literary community at large. Submit reviews, between 900 and 1,200 words in length, as .doc, .docx or .rtf files. Include a bio in the space provided for cover letters.