The Phoenix

The Phoenix literary journal is an annual print journal that craves memorable, evocative work. 

Created in 1958 in the heart of Western North Carolina with a long tradition of publishing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, artwork, and photography. 

Sponsored by both Pfeiffer University and the Piedmont Institute of Music, Communication, and Art, The Phoenix also holds a yearly Emerging Writers Contest. 

The Phoenix gladly allows for you to submit your work to more than one genre. Please see below for specific genre guidelines for details. 


Interested in getting your hands on the current Issue of The Phoenix?

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 Interested in getting your hands on the current issue of The Phoenix?  Here's your chance!  


The Phoenix