Humble Pie publishes exciting, original, literary material from established and emerging writers in the Bay Area and around the world. We will publish Volume 18 online in Spring 2021.

We will not be accepting submissions again until April 2022. We accept poetry, creative fiction and non-fiction, and visual art.

Please feel free to reach out via email with any questions:

All submissions are judged anonymously by the editorial board.

Prose submissions should be typed, double-spaced, and paginated, up to 5000 words. Poetry can be single-spaced, 1-5 poems. Please specify the genre of your submission in your cover letter, and in the subject line of the email. All written submissions should be set in Times New Roman, 12-point font, and attached as a word or Google doc. Visual art should be sent as an attachment, hi-res jpg, gif or PDF up to 5MB. We will consider video material; send an attached MP4 to:

Include in your cover letter your full contact information (including email address) and a short bio, up to 75 words, written in the 3rd person.