Submission Guidelines

The Stillwater Review welcomes poetry submissions for our annual print volume released in late spring.

1.  Submit only original, unpublished poetry or poetry in translation. We also accept photographs for our cover art (and now nonfiction submissions!) The Stillwater Review requires First North American Serial Rights for the work we publish. All rights revert back to the author upon publication. For translation, the translator is responsible for securing all necessary rights and permissions. If your work is later republished, we request you note its initial publication in The Stillwater Review. We accept simultaneous submissions.  Please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere (in print and/or electronic media).

2.  The Stillwater Review accepts electronic submissions only.  For more information on how to submit your work, please visit http://sussex.edu/bjspoetry.

3.  Please send 3-5 poems in one document; submissions are accepted from September 1 until December 15. Please only send one submission per reading period. We tend to accept more lyric poems of shorter length.

4.  Include your contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address) with your submission.

5.  Include a third-person 50-word bio within your cover letter.

6.  If you need to withdraw a poem from submission, please email poetrycenter@sussex.edu.

7.  You can expect to hear from us 1-2 months after the submission period closes.

8.  We are also accepting original photographs (300 dpi minimum) for the cover art. The journal prints at 6” by 9”; cover theme: still waters.

9. We are looking to publish an essay in next year’s issue: clear, direct, lyrical writing that speaks to the creative process and the ideas associated with it. Please submit a piece no more than 2000 words, double-spaced.

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Instructions: 

1. On the "Enter Your Billing Information" page, input your billing address and credit card information. If you prefer, you may instead pay with PayPal by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. 

2. Click "Process Payment and Continue." 

3. On the "Submit to THE STILLWATER REVIEW" page, your "Title" should be your name, your "Cover Letter" should simply say "please mail to:" followed by your mailing address, and "Submission Content" should specify SR7 for "Volume 7, 2017." 

4. Click "Submit to THE STILLWATER REVIEW." 

Note: You should type the mailing address as the "Cover Letter," even if it is the same as the billing address. We will mail your issue to you or the address you indicate "Media Mail" as soon as we receive your order. This $12.00 price applies only to orders mailed in the U.S. (domestic).

Thank you,

David Crews
Editor

THE STILLWATER REVIEW

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Submission Guidelines: Volume 8 • 2018

The Stillwater Review welcomes poetry submissions for our annual print volume released in late spring.

1.  Submit only original, unpublished poetry or poetry in translation. The Stillwater Review requires First North American Serial Rights for the work we publish. All rights revert back to the author upon publication. If your work is later republished, we request you note its initial publication in The Stillwater Review. We accept simultaneous submissions.  Please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere (in print and/or electronic media).

2.  The Stillwater Review accepts electronic submissions only.  For more information on how to submit your work, please visit http://sussex.edu/poetrycenter/submissionguidelines.

3.  Please send 3-5 poems in one document; submissions are accepted from September 1 until December 15. Please only send one submission per reading period. We tend to accept more lyric poems of shorter length.

4.  Include your contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address) with your submission.

5.  Include a third-person 50-word bio within your cover letter.

6.  If you need to withdraw a poem from submission, please email poetrycenter@sussex.edu

7.  You can expect to hear from us 1-2 months after the submission period closes.

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Submission Guidelines: Volume 8 • 2018

The Stillwater Review welcomes poetry (and now nonfiction!) submissions for our annual print volume released in late spring.

1.  Submit only original, unpublished nonfiction. The Stillwater Review requires First North American Serial Rights for the work we publish. All rights revert back to the author upon publication. If your work is later republished, we request you note its initial publication in The Stillwater Review. We accept simultaneous submissions.  Please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere (in print and/or electronic media).

2.  The Stillwater Review accepts electronic submissions only.  For more information on how to submit your work, please visit http://sussex.edu/poetrycenter/submissionguidelines.

3.  We are looking to publish an essay in next year’s issue: clear, direct, lyrical writing that speaks to the creative process and the ideas associated with it. Please submit a piece no more than 2000 words, double-spaced.

4.  Include your contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address) with your submission.

5.  Include a third-person 50-word bio within your cover letter.

6.  If you need to withdraw a poem from submission, please email poetrycenter@sussex.edu

7.  You can expect to hear from us 1-2 months after the submission period closes.

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We are accepting original photographs, 300 dpi minimum, for the cover art. The journal prints at 6” by 9” with the cover theme: still waters.

We respond typically in the March-April timeframe.