Humble Pie publishes exciting, original, literary material from established and emerging writers in the Bay Area and around the world. We will publish Volume 19 as an e-book and print-on-demand in Spring 2022.

We will be accepting submissions for Volume 19 in OCTOBER 2021 on the theme of TRANSITION. We accept poetry, creative fiction and non-fiction, and visual art.

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 fill out the Google form here:


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.

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