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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Online, Digital, Print
Reading Period: 
Aug 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Free to read online
2,500 to 5,000

Editorial Focus

Moss is a literary journal of writing from the Pacific Northwest. Published annually, Moss is dedicated to exploring the intersection of place and creative expression, while exposing the region’s outstanding writers to a broad audience of readers, critics, and publishers. Since its debut issue in the summer of 2014, Moss has received praise for its sharp design, strong editorial hand, and its commitment to supporting new and emerging writers.

Tips From the Editor

Submissions are limited to current and former residents of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia, or those with a substantial connection to the region. 

From August 1 through December 31, please send your submissions to the appropriate account noted below. There is no fee to submit. See our website for more details.

For fiction submissions, please email moss.fiction [at]
For non-fiction submissions, please email moss.nonfiction [at]
For poetry submissions, please email moss.poetry [at]

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Last updated: Nov 10, 2022