Swimming with Elephants Publications, LLC  hosts a yearly chapbook Open Call to find new voices and a weekly digital publication series call the Weekly Write.

Submissions to both the Weekly Write and the Chapbook Open Call are accepted annually October – December. All submissions must be made through our Submittable Page.


We do charge a submission fee. To find out why: Click Here.

Previous publications discover in our Open Call include:

I've Been Canceling

I’ve Been Cancelling Appointments with My Psychiatrist for Two Years Now By Sean William Dever

Shorn: apologies and vows By Benjamin Bormann

Thalassophile Front Cover

Thalassophile By Abigayle Goldstein

The Promethean Clock or Love Poems of a Wooden Boy and other Poems by Manuel (MJR) Montoya

the bones of this land by Kat Heatherington

Wild Horses by Courtney A. Butler