The Gettysburg Review, founded in 1988 and published by Gettysburg College, is recognized as one of the nation's premier literary quarterlies. Featuring poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, and graphic art by some of the world's finest writers and artists, the Gettysburg Review has earned many awards, including a Best New Journal award and four Best Journal Design awards from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, and a PEN/Nora Magid Award for Excellence in Editing. Contributors have included luminaries such as E. L. Doctorow, Rita Dove, Donald Hall, and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as emerging writers such as Tina Barr, Polly Buckingham, George David Clark, Andrew Grace, Becky Hagenston, Katherine Heiny, Allegra Hyde, Chirstopher Kempf, Monica McFawn and Robert Oldshue. More than one hundred short stories, poems, and essays that first appeared in its pages have been reprinted in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Essays, The Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize: The Best of the Small Presses, and other prize anthologies. We encourage you to read, submit, and subscribe to the Gettysburg Review, which, in the words of one supporter, is “Pure delight, every time.”
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Our central criterion is high literary quality; we seek writers who can shape the language in unique and beautiful ways.
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CELJ Best New Design; Best American Poetry, Fiction, Mystery Stories, and Essays; Pushcart Prize; New Stories from the South.
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Published quarterly, the Gettysburg Review considers unsolicited submissions of poetry, fiction, and essays, from September 1 through May 31 (postmark dates). The main criterion for selection is quality, but we encourage all potential contributors to read the Gettysburg Review before submitting.
While we charge a small fee ($3.00) for online submissions, we do (and will always) accept snail mail submissions, free of charge, excluding postage. To submit online, visit gettysburgreview.submittable.com.
Address all other submissions to Mark Drew, Editor, The Gettysburg Review, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1491.
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