Persimmon Tree: an online magazine of the arts by women over sixty

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Gill James, Ann Boaden, Julie Brickman, Melinda Burns, Vesna Main, Mary-Lous Weisman, Ellen Leary, Mary Dingee Fillmore, Louise A. Dolan, Anne Kaier, Mona Lisa Saloy, Frances Payne Adler, Wendy Barker, Jane Augustine, Chana Bloch
Online, Audio, Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
About a dozen in all genres listed
No payment
Issues per Year: 
5,000 to 10,000

Editorial Focus

Persimmon Tree, a quarterly magazine of the arts, brings the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages. The magazine seeks work that reveals rich experiences and a variety of perspectives. Each issue includes several fiction and nonfiction pieces as well as sections on art, music, and poetry. Twice a year Persimmon Tree holds a regional Poetry Competition.

Tips From the Editor

Writers who submit work to Persimmon Tree are required to be subscribers. Subscriptions are free and easy to complete by using this link: 

Contact Information

Margaret Wagner, Editor-in-Chief
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Last updated: Apr 06, 2023