Old Pal

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
John Beer, Catherine Wagner, Janice Lee, Genevieve Hudson, Darcie Dennigan, Robert Lashley, David Naimon, Ed Skoog, Tyrone Williams, Jeff Alessandrelli, Erin Perry, Emily Kendal Frey, Tyler Meese, Rodney Koeneke, Kevin Sampsell, Endi Bogue Hartigan, Flávia Rocha, Nathan Wade Carter, Rodrigo Toscano, Jac Nelson, Colleen Burner, Consuelo Wise, Stacey Tran, Megan Freshley, Alice Hall, Darla Mottram, Morghen Tidd, Annette Covrigaru, Sol Paz Kistler
Online, Digital, Audio, Video
Reading Periods: 
Mar 24 to May 20
Sep 22 to Nov 15
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Issues per Year: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Old Pal is an online magazine based out of Portland, Oregon, since 2018. The magazine has published work that includes experimental writing, the hybrid genre, and critical inquiries from the Portland local community and beyond. It welcomes work that reflects timely as well as eternal human experiences crafted in any form that best suits its goals.

Tips From the Editor

Browsing some of our previous issues in the archive will help give a sense for the kind of work we admire. You might also look to our Old Pal Recommends page and the description we provide under More for additional insights.

Contact Information

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Last updated: Feb 15, 2024