We are currently CLOSED for general submissions. We will open back up for submissions sometime in 2019, with defined reading periods.

Please send all submissions as an attachment (preferably doc, docx) to


  • Poetry: Please send 3-5 poems. No length limits.

  • Fiction: Please send a single piece up to 2,500 words.

  • Non-fiction: Please send a single piece up to 2,500 words.

  • Art: Please send up to 5 pieces. Color and black/white accepted.

We do not accept previously published works. We are open to simultaneous submissions as long as you notify us right away if a piece has been accepted elsewhere. Please wait up to 3 months before re-submitting.

For now, we are publishing online. 

Publishing rights revert back to the author or artist upon publication. We only ask that you acknowledge Bad Pony if your piece is placed in a larger body of work.