The editors of Forge consider previously unpublished creative endeavors of all kinds for inclusion in the journal—art, photography, fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, comics, to name a few. We are also open to serialized works. Our response time varies depending on whatever is going on in our lives at any given moment, but generally falls between six and nine months.

Forge publishes issues quarterly. The submissions schedule is as follows:

January issue: 30 September

April issue: 31 December

July issue: 31 March

October issue: 30 June

When submitting to Forge, please send your work as an email attachment to  All text must be in .doc (or .docx) or .rtf format; visual submissions should also be in a common format.  Make the subject of your email “Poetry Submission” if your submission is poetry or “General Submission” if it’s fiction, etc. Please limit poetry submissions to five (5) poems per issue.

In the event that you are unable to submit via email, please contact us for information on how to submit your works by post.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer monetary compensation for submissions, but there is no limit to the exposure your works will receive online. We do submit works to the major awards open to online journals.

Please indicate if your submission is a Simultaneous Submission!