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We are currently considering well-edited submissions for our literary journal, The Aerial Perspective:


short stories

original photography

Still visual arts

Well-edited and copyright-free articles

While there is no theme, there is very limited space, so submit your best (edited) work. ***extra bonus about publishing with our online journal is we choose a handful of participants from each issue and nominate them for various awards that align with their work. 

You can check out past issues here.

FAQ’s - Please read through these diligently before submitting:

General Guidelines

  • You must be 18+ years of age to submit
  • We accept previously published work for our anthology and journal opportunities. Given the previous publishers allow it.
  • We do not accept previously published work for our traditional and chapbook publishing opportunities.
  • Please indicate what type of work it is on your submission.
  • We will contact you about developments via the email you have listed on your submittable account.
  • We are not yet a paying market. Contributors will receive a PDF version of the collection unless otherwise indicated.
  • If you need to withdraw a submission, please let us know through the message portal linked to your submission as soon as possible.
  • Contributor or Publisher may withdraw the offer of publication at any time before print.
  • By submitting your work, you agree to and give us non-exclusive rights to publish it/them, if selected, in the anthology described above. (Although an additional agreement will be sent after acceptance.)
  • You may submit to multiple genres, but please do so in separate submissions. Multiple files or subs will be automatically rejected.
  • Edit your work before submitting it. Ensure the line breaks, stanza breaks, spelling, and grammar are EXACTLY how you want it. We will publish it as it is (except for glaring mistakes). We want to stay true to your formatting as best we can and will assume small variations are for artistic flare. There will be an opportunity to make small changes for grammatical mistakes during the rough draft phase. Please hold off on those requests until then.
  • Quillkeepers Press has the right to make any revisions to the work in the interest of uniformity and style (this includes capitalization of titles). However, we will solicit the Contributor’s approval for any major changes.
  • We are not babysitters. Please watch your email for updates, release letters, etc. If we don't receive the release letter back by the date listed on the document, we will assume you no longer want to be a part of the anthology, and your work will not be included in the manuscript.

Submission Specifications:

  • 1 story or literary-based article (up 2,500 words).
  • Up to 5 poems or prose poetry in a single document. Each selection starting on a new page. Anything over those numbers will not be read. We may select one poem or all of them. 
  • Up to 5 photographs. Please label the files as the title of image. Also, include a word or pdf doc with the titles of the photos and synopsis.
  • Include a 3rd person bio starting with your name in the application part of the submission. Your bio should Include any information you want the readers to know about you, including any previous publications. (This will not hinder nor increase your chances of acceptance. We just enjoy celebrating your wins in our publication.)
  • Please include an author picture
  • Allow four weeks after the submission deadline date to receive a response
  • Reader fees cover this ad space and other overhead costs associated with the project

Questions: quillkeeperspress@gmail.com


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