Submission Guidelines

pacificREVIEW 2015 Theme: “Vivarium”

Please refer to our “Theme” section for a full description.

Submission Period: October 1st, 2014 – February 28th, 2015.

We recommend that you submit your work online through our Submittable page:

PLEASE NOTE that we no longer accept email submissions.

But you can also submit via “snail mail” at the following address:

Ryan Kelly, Editor-in-Chief
Dept. of English and Comparative Literature
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA


Fiction/Nonfiction – Submit one story/essay or a series of short/flash pieces on our theme (maximum – 5,000 words total).

Poetry – Submit up to 4 poems on our theme. Individual poems cannot exceed 2 pages.

Photographs – Submit 1 to 4 photos. Must be in black and white and adhere to the theme.

Graphic Narrative – Submit 2 to 3 pieces. Must be in black and white. Panels must fit on the length of two pages. Please make legible.

Artwork – Submit 1 to 4 pieces. Must be in black and white. Photographs of your art (sculpture, painting, etc.) are acceptable.

Please include a cover letter with the following information:
1) First and last name
2) Postal address, email address, phone number
3) A short bio that includes previous publications and current occupations

Simultaneous submissions are fine, granted that you inform the pacificREVIEW if/when your work is accepted elsewhere.



8 thoughts on “Submission Guidelines

  1. hi. this looks like a wonderful project. i have a couple questions.. do you accept reprints? and if yes, do authors retain the rights to their work? thank you 🙂

  2. I noticed the deadline was 2/1/2014. Today is 2/16/2014. I have a piece ready to submit. Are you still accepting submissions?

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