Submissions should be less than 4,200 words. We’d prefer an even 4,000, but we know those last sentences can turn into pages. We’re also OK with flash fiction, if that’s your thing.
All submissions should include a third-person bio. Third-person. If you send a first-person bio, there's a very good chance we'll roll our eyes and assume terrible things about you.
You will win our instant favor and esteem if you place your bio in the same document as your story, preferably at the end.
Please submit only one story at a time, and please wait at least one month after receiving a response before submitting another story.
spaces) in a single file. It can be one long poem or several short poems, as
long as the total line count is 100 or less.
okay if it's clever. Free verse and prose poems should demonstrate an awareness
of sound and have vivid imagery. Weird, funny, dark, lyric, narrative—it's all
If it can't be left-justified, we can't publish it. Sorry, but them's the
single poem from a batch, please send an email to info [at] jerseydevilpress
[dot] com indicating which poem is no longer available. No reprints.
the word count (instead of the line count).
Please wait at least a month after receiving a response before submitting more poems.