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We are currently open for poetry and flash fiction submissions for our upcoming anthology “Heat the Grease, We’re Frying Up Some Poetry.” The anthology is centered around the theme of cooking, either the act of cooking, watching someone cook, eating or preparing food, and observing holiday traditions centered around food. Any poetry or flash fiction which is tangentially about this theme may be considered at the discretion of the editor. This anthology is expected to be released in Fall 2019. Submissions will remain open until July 31, 2019.

All submissions should be emailed to Do not use the contact form unless you have specific questions not addressed here. Please include a short bio. Submissions should be in .doc or .docx format, 12 pt Times New Roman. Please include a cover page with your contact information and title of your piece(s). Do not include your name on any other page(s).

Poetry: Please submit up to 5 poems on the theme of the anthology. Any poems not meeting the theme will not be accepted and will not be answered.

Flash Fiction: Please submit up to 2 pieces up to 1000 words each. Any piece not meeting the theme will not be accepted and will not be answered.

We may accept previously published material if you cite the original publication. Any piece submitted through the contact form will not be accepted or considered. Please allow up to 4 weeks before querying.

All authors accepted for publication will receive one copy of the anthology as payment. Any additional copies (up to 10) will be offered to authors at a reduced rate.

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We also accept random mail (but not submissions) at PO Box 143, Rockport TX 78381-0143