Call for Submissions:
We are seeking submissions for our upcoming themed issue, Ghazals, set for publication August 1st, 2023.
Themed Submission Deadline: June 25th, 2023
We will open for ghazals submissions on May 1st. We are looking for ghazals of any topic for our next issue.
Please note that we encourage creativity within this form but we do ask that your poem be recognizable as a ghazal.
You may submit 1-5 ghazals in a single document.
Please note: UtSQ only accepts submissions via our Submittable.
Please direct your questions/comments to upthestaircase [at] gmail [dot] com.
Regular submissions of poetry will reopen August 1st.
--Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please withdraw accepted pieces promptly from consideration.
--Submit 3-6 poems in a single document.
--Submit up to 10 files for art.
--We typically 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 contributors for the work we accept.
Submissions from all genres will only be accepted via our SUBMISSION MANAGER. We do not accept emailed submissions.
Questions should be sent to upthestaircase [at] gmail [dot] com.