Submission Guidelines

Our goal is to remain unique, with content that provides additional perspective on the ever-evolving American scene.

We accept submissions for

  • Featured articles
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Humor
  • Cartoons
  • Post-Its

Please see specific guidelines for the category of your interest below. Due to the high volume of submissions we receive, please allow four to six weeks for reply.

We prefer that all submissions are electronic. Send your documents as an attachment to editors@saturdayeveningpost.com with your category of interest in the subject line (ex: Attn: Cartoons, Attn: Features, etc.) Please include full contact information including name, email address, phone number, and Twitter handle (if applicable).

In lieu of email, hard copies may be sent to

Features Editor, Attn: [Category]
The Saturday Evening Post
1100 Waterway Blvd.
Indianapolis IN 46202

Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with hard copy submissions to ensure return of all materials. Submissions sent by regular mail will not be returned without a self-addressed, stamped envelope, so please do not send original copies of your work.

Feature Articles

The Post accepts well-researched non-fiction articles on health, history, human interest, finance, technology, and politics, as well as humor submissions. Submissions must be between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length and previously unpublished. Please do not send pitches or queries.

Fiction

If you are interested in submitting fiction for publication in the print edition of The Saturday Evening Post, please send stories of no more than 3,000 words as an attachment to editors@saturdayeveningpost.com with Attn: Fiction in the subject line. Include full contact information as described above. Stories must be previously unpublished.

If you are interested in submitting fiction for publication on our website in the New Fiction Friday feature, please see the submission guidelines here

Post Scripts

We accept submissions from our readers for our Post-Its section in the print magazine, including jokes, illustrations, and photos. We will not consider any previously published material.

Please limit your submissions to no more than five items per week. Send them as an attachment to editor@saturdayeveningpost.com with Attn: Post Scripts in the subject line.

Cartoons

We accept cartoon submissions for both the print magazine and our website. Please limit your submissions to no more than 10 cartoons per week. We will not consider any previously published material. Send your submissions as an attachment to editors@saturdayeveningpost.com with the subject line Attn: Cartoons.