Submissions are OPEN

We publish A Pear is a Pear annually in September. Submissions will be read from October-August. View our FAQ for any additional questions.

All work can be sent to

Work can be sent in the body of an email, as a PDF attachment, or as a word.doc attachment. Cover letters are not necessary, but encouraged! Please attach a short, third-person bio with your submission. Your subject line should read with your name, the genre you’re submitting to, and the title of your submission.

Poetry: Please submit between 1 and 5 poems, double spaced.

Fiction or Prose: Please submit 1-2 pieces of fiction or prose, double spaced, totaling no longer than 15 pages.

Creative Non-Fiction: Please submit up to 3 pieces of creative non-fiction/essays, double spaces, totaling no longer than 15 pages.

Art or Photography: Please submit up to six images as an attachment.

Response time: We aim to respond to all submissions within one month, often much sooner.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed.

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