How to Submit

What we accept.

Basically anything that we can easily translate into bytes: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, lyrics, artwork, photography, graphic design…and anything else.  We are always open to persuasions.


When we accept it.

We accept on a rolling basis.

How we accept it.

You may submit your work to The Central Pen Editorial Staff by emailing a .docx, .doc, or .rtf to:

Please include the following contact information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Short Biography
  • Photograph

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Disclaimer: You retain all rights to your work. By sending your work in to us, you are consenting to The Central Penn publishing it to the site.  We may or may not publish your work in our annual print magazine, and retain the right to republish the work on the site at our discretion.  There is no payment for the work–only the glory of being part of The Central Pen!