Guidelines

PQ seeks...

Fiction
500-words or less. Firm.
PQ accepts flash fiction, vignettes, and character sketches.
Submit work related to the theme for the appropriate submission period.

Poetry
Please submit only 3 poems per submission.

Genres
Unless explicitly stated, PQ is open to all genres - general, literary, science fiction, weird fiction, fantasy fiction, horror, and more.

Guidelines
No multiple submissions. 
Simultaneous submissions are okay.
Mild language is okay.
Absolutely no explicit content or gore.
Include an up to 50-word bio in third person. Journal, magazines, and books should be italicized. Short story and poetry titles in quotation marks. Please adhere to the style of PQ.
Page dimensions are 4.5" w x 7.13" h with a .63 margin. 
Consider page dimension for line and stanza breaks for poem submissions.
You do not need to use Standard Manuscript Format. However, please use a readable font size and font type. Do not double-space your lines. Do not double-space between sentences. 

Not following the guidelines will result in automatic rejection.
Submissions received outside submission period will be deleted unread.

It is recommended that you read a copy of Planisphere Q to see the style of the journal before submitting. 

At this time, PQ is a non-paying market. Print copies will be available via Amazon close to production value. Planisphere Quarterly (Planisphere Q, PQ) acquires non-exclusive first publication rights. 

Submission Dates
Dec 16 to Jan 31
Feb 19 to May 7
May 01 to Jun 15
July 10 to Sept 17

2022 Themes
Winter "Fire and Ice"
Spring "Many Worlds"
Summer "Dreamland"
Autumn "Undead"

Publication Schedule 
Winter Feb 21
Spring May 16
Summer Aug 18
Autumn Oct 01

Submissions
Subject line should read: TYPE / TITLE /AUTHOR
Example: VIGNETTE / NAME OF VIGNETTE / B. AUTHOR
Send your submissions to PQsubmissions@gmail.com