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A team of readers and a large editorial board evaluate each poem, which means we do not have a particular aesthetic other than quality. Please no more than 5 poems as a single submission. Please submit only once per reading period . Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. If you wish to withdraw only a particular piece from a submission of multiple poems, please add a note via Submittable. 

NOTE: Due to an overwhelming number of submissions this year, we've decided to shorten our submission window to December 1st, 2017. Thank you so much for all your submissions thus far, and please keep sending work our way til the first of December!
Ends on December 1, 2017
A team of readers and a large editorial board evaluate each story, which means we do not have a particular aesthetic other than quality. Please send us your best story. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. Limit 5,000 words.

NOTE: Due to an overwhelming number of submissions this year, we've decided to shorten our submission window to December 1st, 2017. Thank you so much for all your submissions thus far, and please keep sending work our way til the first of December!
Ends on December 1, 2017
A team of readers and a large editorial board evaluate each piece, which means we do not have a particular aesthetic other than quality.  Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. 

NOTE: Due to an overwhelming number of submissions this year, we've decided to shorten our submission window to December 1st, 2017. Thank you so much for all your submissions thus far, and please keep sending work our way til the first of December!

 

 

Poetry by

JANE MILLER  | DIANA KHOI NGUYEN | CHRISTOPHER DEWEESE | JOE JIMENEZ | KARYNA MCGLYNN | LAWRENCE RAAB | KIM KYUNG JU & JAKE LEVINE | ALISHA DIETZMAN | APRIL SOJOURNER TRUTH WALKER | AMY JO TRIER-WALKER | MICHELLE CHEN | W. TODD KANEKO | JACKIE CAMPBELL | PHILIP SCHAEFER | SUSAN SONDE | ELIZABETH BRADFIELD 


Fiction by

JUSTIN BROUCKAERT | AMIT MAJMUDAR | ERIC VAN HOOSE | ANDREW SIEGRIST


Nonfiction by

STEVE STERN | TONI JENSEN | BRENT FISK

Art by

PABLO LOPEZ LUZ | NEDKO SOLAKOV | LEIGH MERRILL | BILL DANIEL | JENNY HARP | NICK SATINOVER | KRISTIN TEXEIRA | SEAN SULLIVAN | ROBERT A. PRUITT


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Poetry by

ROGER REEVES  | AMORAK HUEY | PHILIP PARDI | KAY COSGROVE | RENÉ CHAR | MICHAEL MARBERRY | CHLOE HONUM | MICHAEL MCGRIFF | EDGAR KUNZ | FERNANDO FLORES | DEBORAH FLANAGAN | GC WALDREP | CHRISTOPHER BLUNT | PETER TWAL | KNAR GAVIN | CAROLINE CREW | STEPHANIE BERGER | NATHAN HOKS | JERIKA MARCHAN | ERIC WEISTEIN | JOSHUA RIVKIN | JOE HALL | JAMES SHEA | CARRIE FOUNTAIN | REBECCA GIVENS ROLLAND | MAKALANI BANDELE

Fiction by

VENITA BLACKBURN | GEORGI TENEV | BENJAMIN GUERETTE | NICK FRANCIS POTTER | ADAM GARDNER | REBECCA EVANHOE

Art by

JONATHAN WEBB | HUI-YING TSAI | MIMI KATO | VIRGINIA WAGNER | BECCA MIDWOOD


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poetry by

STEPHANIE HORVATH | MATT HART | BENJAMIN PALOFF | DANIEL POPPICK | MEGHAN PRIVITELLO | ALICE BOLIN | JEFFREY MORGAN | DARCIE DENNIGAN | VINCENT GUERRA | ANDREW GRACE | HALINA DURAJ | SAM SELINGER | POLINA BARSKOVA, TRANS. CATHERINE CIEPIELA | NATALIE EILBERT | ADAM DAY | SARAH CROSSLAND | ALEX CHERTOK | JANE LOECHLER | NORMAN DUBIE | RACHAEL KATZ | MICHAEL EARL CRAIG | TIMOTHY DONNELLY | FARNOOSH FATHI | ANTHONY MADRID | HOA NGUYEN | JEFFREY PETHYBRIDGE | ROGER SEDARAT | SOLMAZ SHARIF | KATAYOON ZANDVAKILI | MATTHEW ZAPRUDER

 

fiction by

B.N. LANDRY | KYLE THOMPSON | G C CUNNINGHAM | JANALYN GUO | LILA PEARL SHAPIRO 

 

nonfiction by

RACHEL YODER

 

art by

HEDIEH JAVANSHIR ILCHI | FAUSTO RUGHESI | KARL DMITRI BISHOP

 

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poetry by

REBECCA MORGAN FRANK | CHARLIE CLARK | DONALD REVELL | HANNAH ENSOR | HEATHER CHRISTLE | SETH ABRAMSON | CHARLIE CLARK | JILL MCDONOUGH | REBECCA MORGAN FRANK | MONIKA RINCK, trans. NICHOLAS GRINDELL | JAMES GENDRON | MARY BIDDINGER | ERIN LYNDAL MARTIN | KERRI WEBSTER | SAM ROSS | CYNTHIA CRUZ | KATY DIDDEN | NICHOLAS GULIG | KIKI PETROSINO | SHANE MCCRAE | JULIE CARR | BRIAN RUSSELL | MICHAEL SCHMELTZER | TOMAZ SALAMUN and MICHAEL THOMAS TAREN | SEAN BISHOP | H.L. HIX | RALPH ANGEL | CARRIE FOUNTAIN

 

fiction by

LINDSAY MARIANNA WALKER | CHLOE COOPER JONES | DEJA EARLEY | MATT WILLIAMSON

nonfiction by

MARY RUEFLE | SUSANNAH HOLLISTER

 

art by

NICKY ARSCOTT | MATTHEA HARVEY | GREGORY EUCLIDE

 

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poetry by

JUSTIN SIDER | AVERILL CURDY | CHELSEA HENDERSON | ANDREW FELD | JOHN M. ANDERSON | KATHRYN NUERNBERGER | STUART DISCHELL | GLYN MAXWELL | JENNIFER FAYLOR | MICHAEL C. PETERSON | AIMEE BAKER | EVAN HARRISON | NATHANIEL PERRY | T. ZACHARY COTLER | RYAN J. BROWNE | BENJAMIN S. GROSSBERG | CARL PHILLIPS | ADAM O. DAVIS | SIMON PERCHIK | HAINES EASON | LAURIE CAPPS | DAVID WAGONER 

 

fiction by

AJA GABEL | SARA FLOOD | JULIE CHINITZ | RON SAVAGE

 

nonfiction by

ANTHONY DOERR

 

art by

ANTHONY CAMPUZANO | ECHO EGGEBRECHT

 

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poetry by

FADY JOUDAH | MICHAEL MCGRIFF | GEOFFREY HEEREN | SIMONE MUENCH and PHILIP JENKS | ELAINE BLEAKNEY | CM BURROUGHS | HARRY KARDON | ADONIS trans. KHALED MATTAWA | DAVID HAWKINS | W. VANDOREN WHEELER | DAVID LEHMAN | CARL ADAMSHICK | MICHAEL SZCZERBAN | LAURA KOCHMA | CHARLES HARPER WEBB | MARK BIBBINS | CAMPBELL MCGRATH | DAVID M. DELEON | DENNIS J. BERNSTEIN | KRISTIN HATCH | P.J. GALLO | ERIC EKSTRAND | ZACHARY HARRIS | LAURA CRONK | G.C. WALDREP 

 

fiction by

JAMIE SHARPE | DAVID MANNING | CHRISTIAN A. WINN | BRIAN OLIU | ALYSSA KNICKERBOCKER | MATTHEW ELLIOTT | JOHN OTTEY | LUKE ROLFES 

 

art by

GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS | D.H. LAWRENCE | GREGORY CORSO | CLARA TERNE | RUAIRIADH O'CONNELL | OLIVER SMITH | BRIAN BROWN

 

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poetry by

JOSHUA BECKMAN | CHRISTOPHER DEWEESE | ANNE MARIE ROONEY | NOELLE KOCOT | CAROLINE BIRD | ZACH SAVICH | TYLER MEIER | BRANDON SHIMODA | K.A. HAYS | JOSH MORISON | ALEX QUINLAN | PATRICIAL LOCKWOOD | JENNY BROWNE | DAVID SEWELL | MATT ANSERELLO | MATTHEW RORHER | KAREN RIGBY | DARA WIER | KRISTIN AARDSMA | BRITTANY CAVALLARO | SARAH PERRIER | ADAM ATKINSON | YONA HARVEY | ADAM CLAY | MATHIAS SVALINA |

 

fiction by

ELIZABETH CRANE | ISMET PRCIC | MATTHEW STUART | NAMI MUN | ROBERT TRAVIESO | ARNA BONTEMPS HEMENWAY 

 

nonfiction by

MICHAEL PARKER and MARK RICHARD | MICHAEL PARKER

 

art by

E.E. CUMMINGS | K.A. HAYS | KIERSTEN ESSENPRIES

 

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poetry by

RHETT ISEMAN TRULL | ZACHARY SCHOMBURG | JILL ALEXANDER ESSBAUM | SARAH BARTLETT and EMILY KENDAL FREY | LEIGH STEIN | JIM DANIELS | LARISSA SZPORLUCK | EVAN BEATY | CHARLES HARPER WEBB | MATTHEW ZAPRUDER | LUKE KENNARD | MAURICE MANNING | ANDREA SCARPINO | RON MOHRING | DENISE DUHAMEL | ELYSE FENTON | LILLIAN BERTRAM | CODY TODD | ALEXIS ORGERA | BETSY WHEELER | ANA BOZICEVIC-BOWLING | OLIVIA CLARE | JOSHUA A. WARE | NOAH GERSHMAN | MARY JO BANG | MATTHEW YEAGER  

 

fiction by

GINA OCHSNER | SHANE JOAQUIN JIMENEZ | SCOTT BLACKWOOD | ELIZABETH ESLAMI | EMMA NEALE | BARRY WADE SIMMS | ABBY STEWART 

 

art by

ALLISON SOMMERS | JEFFREY MICHAEL HARP | SU BLACKWELL | JULIEN PACAUD

 

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poetry by

 

DEEMA K. SHEHABI | EAMON GRENNAN | ALEX LEMON | CORAL BRACHO | FORREST GANDER (trans.) | CLAY MATTHEWS | ELLEN WEHLE | CHAD DAVIDSON | JIBADE-KHALIL HUFFMAN | PHILIP METRES | JOSHUA POTEAT | BILLY COLLINS | MARIAN HADDAD | AHIMSA TIMOTEO BODHRÁN | C.M. BURROUGHS | NICHOLAS READING | SHRODE HARGIS | JESSE GRAVES | BRADLEY W. BUCHANAN | TIMOTHY LIU | RICHARD GARCIA | LUKE SYKORA |  THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS | ANDREW NAJBERG | DEAN YOUNG | NICKY BEER | F. DANIEL RZICZNEK | JEFF ENCKE | ERYN GREEN | THOMAS KANE | SHARON DOLIN | JOE BARNES | ALLAN PETERSON | HAYAN CHARARA | EITAN KADOSH | FADY JOUDAH | NAOMI SHIHAB NYE | DAVID HERNANDEZ | JOSIAH BANCROFT | FRANNIE LINDSAY | JAMES TATE | HELENA MESA | JONATHAN FINK | DAVID FRANCIS | MAHMOUD DARWISH

 

fiction by

PATRICK MCGRATH | JAMES REED | SEAN BEAUDOIN | WILLIAM PEACOCK 

 

nonfiction by

COLM TÓIBÍN

 

art by

 

GEORGE BOORUJY | RETSU TAKAHASHI | CLINT BACLAWSKI | KRISTI HEAD | NICKY ARSCOTT

 

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poetry by

BILL KNOTT | MARILYN HACKER | ERIC MCHENRY | JOHN YAU | TRACY K. SMITH | KHALED MATTAWA | THYLIAS MOSS | MARY ANN SAMYN | MAURICE MANNING | BEN LERNER | MARLYS WEST | ANDREW STALLINGS | NORMAN DUBIE | C. DALE YOUNG | MARC MCKEE | ERIC PANKEY | MICHAEL BURKARD | FRANZ WRIGHT | DAVID WAGONER | PAUL MULDOON | TERESA CADER | JOHN BRADLEY | ANTHONY LACAVARO | KARL ELDER | KYLE DARGAN | RON RASH | CRAIG ARNOLD | MIKE CHASAR | PHILIP DACEY | C. K. WILLIAMS | EMMANUEL MOSES | GERRY LAFEMINA | ROBERT MORGAN | BARBARA RAS | ANDREW OSBORN | LARISSA SZPORLUK

 

fiction by

 

SARAH BIRD | THOMAS DAVID LISK | ANDER MONSON | JENNIFER NEVILLE | TERESE SVOBODA | HELENA MARÍA VIRAMONTES   

 

art by

OCKUM NORDSTRÖM | SHERRE PARIS | XAVIER PERÚ | UNIBROW

 

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