Call for Submissions:

The South Carolina Writers Association is going digital, y’all! We’re proud to announce that submissions will soon open for our new online literary journal, The Petigru Review. 

We’re a literary magazine in the South, but we’re not stuck to any antiquated idea about what that might mean. What we want most is good, honest work. Please send your poems, stories, essays and novel chapters our way. 

Submissions open April 1 and close July 31 in the following categories:


Short Fiction (one short story up to 5000 words; or up to 3 flash pieces, 1000 words or less) 

Novel Chapter (up to 5000 words)

Nonfiction (up to 5000 words; or up to 3 flash essays, 1000 words or less)

Poetry (up to 3 poems)


We can't wait to read your work!

The Editors



Ends on July 31, 2019$3.00 - 4.00
$3.00 - 4.00

Up to 5000 words. 

If it isn't the first chapter, should be able to stand on its own.

Ends on July 31, 2019$3.00 - 4.00
$3.00 - 4.00

Submit up to 5 images (at least 300 dpi). Please include a description of your art and a title.

Ends on July 31, 2019$3.00 - 4.00
$3.00 - 4.00

Up to three poems per document. 

Ends on July 31, 2019$3.00 - 4.00
$3.00 - 4.00

Essays and nonfiction up to 5000 words.

Up to three flash essays, 1000 words or less.

We're looking for book reviews in every genre.

In addition, we'd love craft and literary essays and essays about the writing life. Look on our site for guidance as to the type of work we publish. 

We look forward to reading your work!

Ends on July 31, 2019$3.00 - 4.00
$3.00 - 4.00

Short stories up to 5000 words.

Up to three pieces of Flash Fiction, 1000 words or less. 

The Petigru Review