Submissions are OPEN for all genres. Deadline for this reading period is September 15, 2017.
Please note: As of February 2017, UtSQ only accepts submissions via our Submittable page.
Our email address has changed. Please direct your questions/queries to upthestaircase [at] gmail [dot] com.
--Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please withdraw accepted pieces promptly from consideration.
--We usually respond to your submission in less than 30 days. After 60 days query to upthestaircase [at] gmail [dot] com.
--Please wait one reading period (or 3 months) before submitting again.
--We do not accept previously published poetry, but previously published artwork is okay.
--Up the Staircase Quarterly obtains first serial publishing rights. After a piece runs, all rights revert back to the author.
--Unfortunately, we cannot currently pay writers for the work we accept.
Submissions from all genres will only be accepted via our SUBMISSION MANAGER. We no longer accept email submissions.
Queries should be sent to upthestaircase [at] gmail [dot] com.