Submit a Story

Thank you for submitting your story idea to Palate Press: The online wine magazine. Please use the fields below to include the Topic, Suggested Title, Lede (first sentence), and in the Message box, a sentence or two explaining the story idea.

We are always excited to publish great stories by new writers. If you have not previously been published in Palate Press, please include a link to your website or other writing sample. We are now paying for most of the stories we run, and we always include a short bio and link to the writer’s website.

Our editorial board reviews all submissions for relevance and suitability to the publication. Sometimes we decline a story that is a strong concept but redundant to material already published or in our pipeline.

If your story is accepted for publication, you will be asked to include 2 or more photographs or other pieces of relevant art with your final draft. Art should be high resolution with a minimum width or height of 750px.

Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing your by-line in Palate Press.

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By submitting this story idea, and by submitting any draft related to the story idea, you warrant and guarantee to Palate Press that the story, as well an any art provided in support thereof, is your intellectual property, has not been previously published (including on your own website), and is not subject to any copyright or trademark held by any other person or entity. You further acknowledge that you have reviewed the Palate Press Code of Standards and agree to abide by same.

By submitting this story idea you agree that Palate Press LLC (“Palate Press”) is not obligated to publish same. You further agree that if Palate Press accepts the story idea, you will submit a draft by a deadline reached by agreement between you and Palate Press, that your story may be edited by Palate Press to conform to its Style Sheet, internal editorial guidelines, length requirements, and other professional and literary considerations wholly within the discretion of Palate Press. You further agree that the story, if accepted and when published, becomes the sole property of Palate Press, but that if Palate Press syndicates, sells, or otherwise licenses the story you will be entitled to a payment of no less than 50% of any fee received by Palate Press for that story.