Submission Period: July 15-October 15

Pangyrus publishes well-crafted, thought-provoking writing, comics and visual art in every genre online and in one to two print editions per year.

Some of the work we accept will appear in our 10th print issue!  As we discussed possible themes to mark this milestone, we kept gravitating to the environment, and the need (and opportunity) to restructure more sustainable systems for both democracy and the planet. 

We’ll be keeping an extra sharp eye out for your pieces that reimagine our relationship to place and history and ecosystem, that challenge our ideas, that offer both warnings–and solutions.  

These could be essays, stories, poems, artwork, and comics that touch upon themes of environmental justice, climate change, environmental impact on communities, pollution, food, garbage, everyday life, energy — its value and cost, biodiversity, extinction, the future and the fate of our planet. We leave it up to your interpretation.

Along with general submissions — environmentally themed or not — we are interested in a few specific categories: Zest!;  In Sickness and In Health; Field Notes; and Schooled – themed pieces in every genre. For full descriptions of these categories please visit this section of our Submittable page. We encourage you to read us at to get a sense of what we’re looking for.

If you think our readers will find it entertaining and compelling, send it our way. We read every submission that we get with fresh eyes and open minds.

Please go to our Submittable page for details.