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Third Coast is currently open
for submissions of Reviews and Interviews.

We are closed for submissions of Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction and Drama.
We will reopen submissions in these categories on September 15, 2015.


You can subscribe to Third Coast online
which is good news, because....

The  DOUBLE ISSUE is almost here!

We'd like to thank our subscribers, our readers, and our contributors for their patience while Third Coast looks forward to a redesign to celebrate 20 years in print.

Subscribe now to get issue 38/39 as soon as it's available, and to make sure you're on board for our 20th Anniversary issue this spring.


Third Coast congratulates our 2014
Fiction & Poetry Contest Winners:

Jaimy Gordon Prize in Fiction: Judged by Ramona Ausubel

Leo Costigan for "Blue Chairs"

Honorable Mention:
Elise Winn for "The Camel Wife"


Third Coast Poetry Prize: Judged by Cathy Park Hong

Jeanann Verlee for
"Jezelbel Revisits the Book of Kings"

Honorable Mentions:
Benjamin Landry for "Recent Dispatch" &
Ruth Baumann for
"Loving You is like Being Kicked to Death by Rabbits"


All five writers' work will appear in the Fall 2014 issue of Third Coast.
For a complete list of finalists, visit our contests page.


Due to an unexpected amount of submissions, please allow six months before asking about the status of your submission.