Our Interests:

We're open to many voices, forms, and styles. Please send your best unpublished fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic narratives, comic strips, artwork, and photography.

Simultaneous Submissions:

We hope you're pursuing simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your piece if accepted elsewhere. If this is the case, we offer you a big congratulations!

Multiple Submissions:

No problem. Send all you like.


We offer all contributors a complimentary copy and discounted copies of their issue, a bio and photo in the contributors' section, and the support of a caring and hardworking editor!

Response Time:

Currently: a few days to a few weeksPalooka believes in having a fast turnaround while still taking great pride in giving each piece thorough consideration. 

Past Contributors:

We're only looking for work by authors and artists who haven't yet published with us.