Submission Guidelines

We welcome emerging and established writers to submit their unpublished work for consideration to Stone Quarterly. BIPOC and LGBTQ+ writers are encouraged.

Submissions for our Winter 2022/23 issue open October 1, 2022 and close November 1, 2022.

General Guidelines

Please submit your work through our online submission manager. 

Please allow 2-3 months for a response, although I hope to reply sooner than later. If you have not received a response after three months, please email the editor and include in the subject line: Submission Inquiry: Last Name


Submit 3-5 of your best, unpublished poems. Single-space your lines, double space between stanzas. 12 point, Times New Roman.


Submit one unpublished story at a time. A minimum of 500 words to maximum of 8,000 words. Double-space. 12 point, Times New Roman. Please do not send genre pieces (romance, horror, science fiction, mystery).


Submit one unpublished essay. Creative nonfiction, personal and memoir, hybrid and the unusual are encouraged. Double-spaced preferred, 12 point font, Times New Roman.

Commentary & Review

We are most interested in both historical and trending commentary on the arts and humanities; book reviews for recently published books, chapbooks, monographs, et al. Double-space, 12 point font, Times New Roman.

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