Snarl is currently open to unsolicited submissions. We accept electronic submissions through Submittable, as well as postal submissions. For our mailing address, please email us at

We seek submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, and other work from creators of marginalized identities. If you are unsure if you meet these requirements, check out our FAQ page.

Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know as soon as your work is accepted elsewhere. Please find specific guidelines for each genre below.

Fiction and Nonfiction: Please send us one previously unpublished short story, novel excerpt, or literary essay of no more than 8,000 words. Though we have no restrictions on style, our editors tends to favor work with dynamic characters and rich, memorable language. For essays, we are particularly interested in lyric essays, craft essays, and essays about social justice. Please submit your work in Standard Manuscript Format. Double-spaced. 12-point font. Please include your contact information and an approximate word count on the first page, as well as page numbers throughout.

Poetry: You may submit up to five previously unpublished poems at a time. Please single-space your poems and start a new page for every poem. Please include contact information on the first page of your manuscript.

Art: You may submit up to five original works of art. These may be any medium. Please include your contact information as well as typical exhibition labeling information: title, dimensions, media, and a brief description (optional).

We aim to respond to all submissions within three months.

To help us pay our contributors, consider using Tip Jar submissions when you send us your work. Thank you for your support!