We accept submissions to the journal from June 1, to January 15, at noon EST. We greatly prefer online submissions—some submission categories require it. Please see the following pages for full submission guidelines:
To submit to the journal, please see our guidelines here.
To submit to the Ploughshares Solos series, featuring longer works of fiction and nonfiction, see the guidelines here.
To submit a Look2 essay to the journal, see the guidelines here.
To submit to the Emerging Writer’s Contest, for writers who have never published or self-published a book, see the guidelines here.