Submission Guidelines for Crab Creek Review Literary Journal
The reading period is open from September 15, 2016 through November 15, 2016. The editors seek original, unpublished poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction via Submittable. Submissions are free, and payment is in contributor copies. We look forward to reading your work, and encourage early submissions.
General Submission Guidelines:
Poetry: Send up to four poems, no more than eight pages total. We welcome your best work, and have no restrictions on form or content. 12pt standard font. One batch of submissions per reading period. Revisions may be made upon acceptance; do not withdraw and resubmit your work due to revisions concerns.
Send one piece up to 3,500 words or up to three pieces of flash fiction/lyric prose fiction. We are interested in all types of stories, though sometimes suspicious of those in which genre conventions overshadow literary concerns. Still: please surprise us. Send one file, with your work double-spaced, 12pt standard font. One submission per reading period. Revisions may be made up on acceptance; do not withdraw and resubmit your work due to revision concerns.
Creative Nonfiction: Send one piece up to 3,500 words. We are interested in creative nonfiction essays on any topic, with a bias toward personal and lyric essays. At this time we are not accepting book reviews, literary criticism, scholarly articles or straight reportage. We prefer shorter works. Double-spaced, 12pt standard font One submission per reading period. Revisions may be made upon acceptance; do not withdraw and resubmit your work due to revision concerns.
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