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About The Phoenix

The Phoenix literary journal craves memorable, evocative work. 

Created in 1958 in the heart of Western North Carolina and has a long tradition of publishing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, artwork, and photography. 

An annual print journal, The Phoenix accepts submissions from September 1st till December 1st for the upcoming issue. 

Sponsored by both Pfeiffer University and the Piedmont Institute of Music, Communication, and Art, The Phoenix also holds a yearly Emerging Writers Contest. 


The Phoenix gladly allows for you to submit your work to more than one genre. Please see our submissions page for specific genre guidelines for details. 

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