Porcupine Literary

Type Of Organization
(908) 956-2336
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
A journal by and for teachers. We publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about the hard, the beautiful, the exhausting, the outrageous, the moving, the maddening, the ugly, the loving, the grieving, the anything-but-perfect teaching and teacher world

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Hannah Grieco
Contact Title
Fiction and Submissions Editors
Submissions Policy
Approaching the literary through the spiky lens of teachers and teaching, Send us your unpublished fiction, nonfiction, and poetry! (But please keep unusual formatting to a minimum to save our weary souls!) Fiction and Nonfiction: Under 3000 words (1 longer piece or 1-3 micros) Poetry: Free-for-all! (1-4 poems) Photography or Comics: Free-for-all! ​Please put Fiction/CNF/Poetry/Photo/Comics in the email subject and only send us one submission (in one genre)! (Though we'll be switching to Submittable shortly.)
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Year Founded
Number Of Issues Per Year
Average Page Views Per Month
500+ when we have a new issue out. 100+ otherwise.
Average Unique Visitors Per Month
1300+ when we have a new issue out. 112 this month.
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