Submission Guidelines

Next Issue Call for Submissions

Interview and Critical Essay Submission Deadline:
August 31 (for the next year's issue).

Fiction Submission Period:
Jan. 1 through Feb. 15

Doris Betts Fiction Prize competition guidelines

Creative Nonfiction Submission Period: Feb. 1 through Mar. 15*
Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize competition guidelines

Poetry Submission Period:
Apr. 1 through May 15*

James Applewhite Poetry Prize competition guidelines

* Note new dates for cnf and poetry submissions, starting 2017!

Questions about submissions, contact:

the Editor

FAQ about submissions.

NCLR's submission process is entirely online. Click on the SUBMIT ONLINE tab above for directions in using NCLR Submittable.

Or go straight to NCLR Submittable to get started.

James Applewhite Poetry Prize

First Prize $250 and publication in nclr

Finalists will also be considered for publication in NCLR and NCLR Online.

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