From the Editor
Ploughshares has published quality literature since 1971. Best known for our award-winning Ploughshares literary journal, we also publish Ploughshares Solos, digital-first long stories and essays, and a lively literary blog. Since 1989, we have been based at Emerson College in downtown Boston. You can find more information and updates about Ploughshares on our website: http://www.pshares.org.
“In 2011, we are calling for more nonfiction submissions due to a nonfiction issue we’ll be publishing in 2012, edited by Patricia Hampl. ”
Emerging Writer’s Contest link: http://www.pshares.org/submit/Emerging-Fiction-Writers-Contest.cfm. Open to fiction and nonfiction writers, as well as poets. Submission dates: March 1st – May 15th. Submission fee: $24, includes subscription to Ploughshares. Current subscribers submit for free. Award: $1000 plus publication. Submissions are accepted online only.
Editor: Ladette Randolph
Print Magazine? Yes
Mailing Address: Ploughshares 120 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116-4624
Submission Guidelines: pshares.org/submit
Approximate Response Time 1-3 months
Publishes: 3 times a year
Year Founded: 1971
Online Submissions? Yes