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The Journal
managingeditor@thejournalmag.org
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Angela So
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art, translation, audio, graphic novel
  • Focus
    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
  • Representative authors
    Corey Van Landingham, Gretchen VanWormer, David Ebenbach
  • Submissions policy
    Quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, interviews, and reviews of new books. Submissions via thejournal.submittable.com only. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    4 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    copies, subscription
  • Contests
    We have two contests: The Journal/OSU Press Wheeler Prize for Poetry and the Non/Fiction Collection Prize. (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    25
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    85
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    2
  • Total Circulation
    1,800
  • Paid Subscriptions
    800
  • Individual Price
    $15.00
  • Insitutional Price
    $14.00
  • Single Copy Price
    $8.00
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    50
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    9 - 6
  • Average Number of Pages
    128

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