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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
D. A. Powell, Mark Halliday, Mary Jo Bang, Jaswinder Bolina, Victoria Chang, Zachary Mason, Amina Gautier, James Richardson, Jack Pendarvis, Sherman Alexie, Randall Mann, Tiphanie Yanique, Troy Jollimore, Julie Sheehan, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Melissa Kwasny, Claire Bateman, Rebecca Hazelton, Tracy Brimhall, G. C. Waldrep.
Digital, Print
Reading Periods: 
Jun 1 to Jun 30
Dec 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: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Subscription Price: 
$25 per year
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

Pleiades: Literature in Context is a literary biannual featuring poetry, fiction, essays, translations, and reviews by authors from around the world. Past contributors include winners of the Nobel, Ruth Lilly, Pulitzer, Bollingen, Prix de la Liberté, and Neustadt Prizes, recipients of Guggenheim, Whiting, National Book Critics Circle and National Book Awards, and many writers seeing their work in print for the first time.

Tips From the Editor

Please use our online submission manager, and please include a brief cover letter. For poetry, submit 4-5 poems per submission. For fiction, submit only one story at a time. For essays, too, one at a time.

Contact Information

Jenny Molberg, Editor
Department of English
Martin 336
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Last updated: Oct 16, 2023