Submission Guidelines

Tiny Seed is an online nature-focused literary journal publishing short fiction, poetry, art, and photography by established and emerging writers & artists.

We welcome your submission.

  • Tiny Seed is a haven for writers, artists, and photographers inspired by the natural world.
  • All writers & artists retain full rights to their work.
  • We are a nonprofit press, and donate a percentage of all submission fees and journal sales to nature conservation programs. (we are partners with One Tree Planted & The Nature Conservancy)

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Thanks for your interest in contributing to Tiny Seed! To save you time and increase your submission’s chance of being featured, please ensure that your submissions meet our guidelines below.

All submissions please include a short bio with a link to your own website/work.


  • Prose and Poetry accepted
  • Word count of 1000 max.
  • Submit in a doc. with your name and title of the piece on each document.
  • Previously published work is accepted.


  • Photographs and photos of artwork must be of high quality.
  • Photos are original. the artwork is original.
  • Previously published work is accepted.
  • No humans in photos, please.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

All submissions received through submittable.


We will be in touch within a few weeks. We look forward to reading and viewing your work.

Thanks for being part of this incredible community of nature lovers.

We are members of The Nature Conservancy, & we will donate 10% of submission fees to The Nature Conservancy. We believe the power to protect nature is in all our hands. 

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