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The Piker Press

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Art

Photography

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The Piker Press is a weekly journal for arts, sciences, fiction and non-fiction, featuring a wide array of literature, from humor to drama. We like to think of it as the illegitimate, online child of Analog and National Geographic, but funnier.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Horror, Science Fiction

We seek an active balance between genres, from literary and contemporary fiction to science fiction and horror. Fiction is published in segments of approximately 2000 words in length and will be broken up accordingly. Short fiction is considered anything under 10,000 words in length. The Press continually accepts short fiction submissions.

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Individual essays (family, personal experience, and humor). Scholarly articles on history, science, wildlife, plants, geography. Travelogues. Religion/culture articles.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Rhymed or unrhymed poetry is acceptable. Poetry which relies on a complex spacing element is unlikely to be accepted.

Review

Max words: 2000

Book, film, product reviews.

Art

Unusual art and photography. Please accompany photograph or art with a brief description of the topic and the medium/tools used.

Photography

Unusual art and photography. Please accompany photograph or art with a brief description of the topic and the medium/tools used.

Comics

We are accepting three graphic novellas currently, to conclude in 50 strips or less.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    The Press accepts works in a broad variety of topics and genres. We do not accept erotica or pornography. Queries prior to submission are very welcome.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

12 days

Average response time

66.67%

Average acceptance rate

3 days

Fastest response time

30 days

Slowest response time

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About

Founded

2003

Country

US

www.pikerpress.com

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    Sand Pilarski

    Editor-in-Chief