Yellow Flag Press publishes trade paperback books as well as handmade chapbooks and broadsides in limited edition printings. 

Our free Open Reading period is in April, but we accept submissions year-round with the purchase of a Yellow Flag Press title at a discounted price.

Submissions for the Cypress & Pine Fiction Series are open from June 1-August 1 each year. We seek collections of short fiction, with selections published in spring of the following year.

Submissions for the Louisiana Series of Cajun and Creole Poetry / La Série de Louisiane de Poésie des Acadiens et Créoles are always open and free. We seek chapbook length works by exceptional poets of Franco-American descent. Yellow Flag Press is proud to publish new work by poets of Cajun, Creole, or French heritage, writing in French, Cajun-French, English, or works in translation.




We seek poems, flash fiction, and micro-essays by Southern writers on the intersection of the South and the environment. How does the land affect Southern lives? How do we impact the land? How are Southern writers responding to environmental issues in their writings today?

New and previously published work welcome. Tentative publication date AWP 2018.

Our free Open Reading period is in April, but we accept submissions year-round with the purchase of a Yellow Flag Press title at a discounted price. For your submission we will send you a Yellow Flag Press title for half-off the cover price.

We will read poetry submissions up to 20 pages in length.

The Louisiana Series of Cajun and Creole Poetry / La Série de Louisiane de Poésie des Acadiens et Créoles was founded to highlight work done by exceptional poets of Franco-American descent. Yellow Flag Press is proud to publish new work by poets of Cajun, Creole, or French heritage, writing in French, Cajun-French, English, or works in translation.

We seek chapbook length works of 20-25 pages. We read for this series year-round, and hope to publish one exceptional book in this series per year.

Please include a bio which speaks to your background/experience as a Franco-American poet.

To help writers get an idea of what we publish, we offer discounted chapbooks only through Submittable. For this discounted price we will send you a copy of one of our assorted chapbooks.