Philadelphia Stories Magazine publishes fiction, poetry and art written by authors from Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New Jersey.

Philadelphia Stories



Philadelphia Stories Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Philadelphia Stories accepts work submitted through its online submission form only. See the guidelines for details.

Editor: Carla Spataro, Publisher/Editorial Director

Submitting Your Work to Philadelphia Stories

Before submitting to Philadelphia Stories

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From the Philadelphia Stories guidelines:

Philadelphia Stories is a free print magazine that strives to publish the finest fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art written by authors living in, or originally from, Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New Jersey. Philadelphia Stories seeks submissions from diverse perspectives: all ethnicities, races, abilities, and gender identification. We wish to demonstrate the vitality and vibrancy of the Philadelphia-area residents in every issue.

Due to the current volume of work we have to consider, we are no longer able to accept paper submissions. Only work submitted through our Online Submission Form will be considered.

Submission Guidelines Details for Philadelphia Stories

Market Type: Magazine

Accepts: Essays, non-fiction, poetry, short stories

Web Address:

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Updated March 11, 2021