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Witness
witness@unlv.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Witness seeks original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography that is innovative in its approach, broad-ranging in its concerns, and that dazzles us with its unique perspective. We often enjoy material that ventures into international terrain.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    yes
  • If Yes, please name
    UNLV
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Joseph Langdon
  • Contact title
    Managing Editor
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation, graphic novel
  • Focus
    Blends the features of a literary and an issue-oriented magazine to highlight the role of the modern writer as witness.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Best American Poetry 2010 and 2012, The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
  • Representative authors
    Chris Abani, Maxine Chernoff, Leslie Jamison
  • Submissions policy
    See web site for guidelines. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • <0 >Reading period
    Varies
  • Reporting time
    3 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    cash, copies, subscription
  • Number of paid staff
    2
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • Distributors
    Ingram, Armadillo, Ubiquity
  • E-distributors
    Cengage
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    56
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISSN Number
    0891-1371
  • Total Circulation
    1,500
  • Paid Subscriptions
    250
  • Individual Price
    14
  • Insitutional Price
    10
  • Single Copy Price
    14
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rate
    E-mail for information
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    2
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    9.375 - 6.625
  • Average Number of Pages
    240