Peregrine Journal

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Peregrine, published by Amherst Writers & Artists Press, has provided a forum for national and international writers since 1983. We are committed to finding exceptional work by both emerging and established writers. We welcome writing from individuals in groups which have not historically been well represented in mainstream literature, such as LGBTQ, neurodivergent, POC and writers with disabilities.

We accept only original and previously unpublished poetry and short prose. We seek work that is unpretentious, memorable, and that reflects diversity of voice. No work for or by children. Peregrine accepts submissions only through the Submittable portal. We welcome simultaneous submissions, however please add a note to your submission if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Decisions for the next issue of Peregrine will be made by mid summer, with publication in fall of the same year.

Peregrine is staffed by volunteers and cannot offer payment to contributors at this time. Contributors will receive one complimentary copy of the issue in which their work appears. 

If you are able to pay the $3.00 submission fee, please consider doing so. These fees support the social justice programs of AWA.  In the interests of costs not being a barrier to those for whom finances can be a struggle, we also offer a no-fee submission process.

Peregrine Journal