Established in 1972, The Journal is the nationally distributed, prize-winning literary journal of The Ohio State University. We publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and reviews by both emerging and established authors. We seek the best work by new and emerging writers around Ohio and the nation, including writing not easily classified by genre, excerpts from novels, longer stories, and other daring or wholly original pieces.
Recent Awards Received
Work featured in Best American Poetry 2015. Contributors featured in Best New Poets 2015, Ohio Arts Council, and NEA grants
Corey Van Landingham, Gretchen VanWormer, David Ebenbach
Quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, interviews, and reviews of new books. Submissions via thejournal.submittable.com only. (See website for details)
Simultaneous submissions accepted
4 - 6 months
We have two contests: The Journal/OSU Press Wheeler Prize for Poetry and the Non/Fiction Collection Prize. (See website for details)
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