Salt Hill publishes poetry, prose, translations, reviews, essays, interviews, and artwork. We read submissions for the magazine between August 1 and April 1 of each year and for the Philip Booth Poetry Award between May 15 and August 1.

General Guidelines

We accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you alert us as soon as possible if your work is placed elsewhere by either adding a note to your submission through Submittable or withdrawing the full submission.

We ask that you do not send more work until hearing back from us.

Due to the volume of submissions, we can’t respond individually to submission status queries.


Genre-Specific Guidelines

Poetry: Please submit no more than five poems at a time. 

Fiction/Nonfiction: Please do not submit works of more than 30 pages. If you would like to send a longer piece, please query us via email first. 

Art: We are interested in 2D art—drawings, paintings, photography, mixed media, documentation of 3D art, typographic art, diagrams, maps, etc. Please email low-res jpegs of your work, or links to specific pieces (not a general website) you would like to submit, to salthillart@gmail.com. Please include a cover letter with a short biography, as well as a title/image list for all work submitted.

Ends on October 15, 2016$ 15.00
$ 15.00

First Place: $400 & publication

Submission Period: June 15 – October 15

Guest Judge: Nate Pritts, Editor of H_NG M_N and author of Post Human, and Right Now More than Ever 

 

Guidelines: 

▪     Enter up to three poems, any length, any style, each starting on a new page. Submit all poems in one document.

▪     Only previously unpublished work is accepted.

▪     The Philip Booth prize is judged anonymously: your name and other identifiers (phone number, address, etc.) should NOT appear on any of the poems. 

▪     All submissions will be considered for general publication. If you would like to provide a bio, include it in the comments section when submitting. If you do not want your poems considered for general publication, include this in the comments section.

▪     There is a $15 submission fee

▪     Simultaneous submissions will be accepted as long as you notify us immediately of its acceptance elsewhere – unfortunately, for withdrawals, we cannot issue refunds. Multiple submissions are permitted, each with a paid submission fee.

▪     Family, colleagues, current and former students of the last two years of the guest judge are ineligible to submit. As are graduates and those affiliated with the Syracuse University Creative Writing Program.   

If there are questions or a need to retract a poem please send us an email: salthillpoetry@gmail.com


Ends on April 1, 2017

We are interested in a wide range of poetry, from traditional to experimental. Please send no more than five poems at a time. We only print previously unpublished work. We ask that all poems be submitted in one document. 

We allow simultaneous submissions, but please notify us if a poem is no longer available by adding a note to your submission through Submittable.

Ends on April 1, 2017

We accept short stories, flash fictions, and excerpts of novels and novellas. We ask that you do not send us work that exceeds 30 pages before querying us first. We only print previously unpublished work.

We allow simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your work if it's accepted elsewhere.

Ends on April 1, 2017

We accept a wide-range of creative nonfictions. Currently, we are especially interested in memoir and essay forms. Please do not send us work that exceeds 30 pages before querying us first. We only print previously unpublished work.

We allow simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your work if it's accepted elsewhere.