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Mid-American Review
clouda@bgsu.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Phone
    (419) 372-2725
  • Fax
    (419) 372-4642
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    The people of Mid-American Review seek to publish works of fine literary art from a diverse body of artists. We are on the lookout for work that has the power to move and astonish us while displaying the highest level of craft. We dedicate ourselves to encouraging, nurturing, teaching, and learning from the writers we meet through careful consideration of their work and meaningful dialogue. The writers in each issue shall include both well established poets and authors and brand new voices.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    yes
  • If Yes, please name
    Bowling Green State University
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Abigail Cloud
  • Contact title
    Editor-in-Chief
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translation
  • Focus
    Our goal is to put the best contemporary work in front of the largest audience, including both new and established writers.
  • Representative authors
    Steve Almond, Denise Duhamel, Albert Goldbarth
  • Submissions policy
    Send previously unpublished work and a cover letter, 1-6 poems or 6,000 words of prose online or by post. We read work year-round. MAR contracts for first rights/North American Serial Rights. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    1 - 5 months
  • Author Payments
    copies, subscription
  • Contests
    James Wright Poetry Award, Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award, Fineline Competition for Short Shorts/Prose Poems (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
    3
  • Number of unpaid staff
    25
  • Wholesalers
    Swets
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    70
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    4
  • ISSN Number
    0747-8895
  • Total Circulation
    1600
  • Paid Subscriptions
    1,200
  • Individual Price
    15
  • Insitutional Price
    9.60
  • Single Copy Price
    9
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rate
    Free exchange ads
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    9 - 6
  • Average Number of Pages
    208

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