Crab Orchard Review

Short Poems/Short Prose - Deadline: June 2, 2015 (midnight PDT)

One Submission per Poet or Writer, up to 3 Poems 20 Lines or Less Each Poem, or One Prose Piece up to 700 Words;  - SUBMITTABLE ONLY

No theme or topic with this; just send the best short poems (unpublished and no more than 20 lines long) or short fiction or nonfiction piece (unpublished and no more than 700 words) that you would like us to consider and respond to you by June 10, 2015. Not a contest.


The poems and short prose pieces accepted from this call for submissions will appear in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, which will be published February 2016. All poetry published in Crab Orchard Review receives $25 per published page (a minimum payment of $50) plus two copies of the issue and a year's subscription (two issues).


Free to submit through Submittable. We have 1,000 submissions we have already paid for so we will make these available to writers. If we run out of these, we will close the submissions portal early.

All submissions must be made through our Submittable system.

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