Submissions will reopen on September 1st 2020


*Submit up to 3 pieces of PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED work (works published on social media sites such as instagram or blogs are fine, but nothing already published by another magazine, journal, etc.)

*The 3 pieces can be all from the same genre, or all different, we accept: short stories of 2k words or less, poetry of any form or length, creative nonfiction of 2k words or less, original, spoiler free book reviews of 2k words or less, photography, artwork, and creative videos that are 10 minutes or less

*Email your submissions to as an attachment

*Include your full name, an author photo, and a BRIEF author bio written in 3rd person, that includes your pronouns, as well as any of your social media you want promoted

*You will be notified within 4-5 weeks if your work has been accepted

*If your work IS accepted, we pay $10 via PayPal upon the week of publication

*The Elephant Ladder DOES NOT claim North American Literary Rights

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