Dec 13, 2013

Happy Holidays from Harpur Palate

Happy Holidays

Thanks for a Great Season

We at Harpur Palate are wrapping up work on our Winter/Spring issue, and we couldn't be happier with the amazing content we have for 13.2. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit to us; we were thoroughly impressed with the quality (and quantity!) of work we read over the last few months.

Submissions for issue 14.1 open up on January 1st, 2014. Issue 14.1 will field submissions for our John Gardner Memorial Prize in Fiction, so check out our guidelines on our Submittable page!

New Pricing Information

Due to the increase in printing costs, unfortunately we must alter our subscription and sample copy pricing for all orders after December 31st, 2013. Subscriptions are available via our Submittable page, so get yours before the prices go up!

New Pricing


1-year individual: $18, 2 issues
1-year institution: $25, 2 issues
1-year individual outside USA: $25, 2 issues
2-year individual: $35, 4 issues
2-year institution: $45, 4 issues
2-year individual outside USA: $45, 4 issues

Sample Copies

Back issue: $8, 1 copy
Current issue: $12, 1 copy

We thank you for your support and wish you the best for this holiday season! Happy writing!

Dec 2, 2013

Harpur Palate 2013 Pushcart Prize Nominations

We are excited to announce Harpur Palate's 2013 

Pushcart Prize Nominations from issues 12.2 and 13.1!

Congratulations to the following authors and we hope their spectacular pieces fare well. Here they are in no particular order:


"Petal" by Sarah Marshall (13.1)
"Our Mother, the Ghost" by J. A. Tyler (13.1)


"I Lost Our Baby" by Jennifer Jackson Berry (13.1)
"The Story of My Father" by Holly Karapetkova (12.2)
"If This Were Appalachia and 1929, We'd Still Be a Couple of Moody Bastards" by Meg Cowen (12.2)

Creative Nonfiction

"Hydraulic Action" by Amelia Urry (13.1)

Congratulations again to our impressive nominees!