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The Merrimack Review
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (978) 837-5565
  • Web address
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    The Merrimack Review is a student-run literary and art magazine that publishes biannually. We accept submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of academic institution or program of study, with the purpose of giving new and emerging writers/artists a space of their own.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • If Yes, please name
    Merrimack College
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Andrea Cohen
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art, graphic novel
  • Focus
    Open to undergraduate and graduate students nationwide, to give new and emerging writers/artists a space of their own.
  • Submissions policy
    We only accept submissions from current undergraduate (associate/bachelor's) or graduate (master's/PhD) students. Submissions should display a strong understanding of craft and cause readers to react, both emotionally and intellectually. They should be previously unpublished, meaning work that has not already appeared in another magazine, on another website, in a book, etc. All submissions must come through our online submission manager. Check our website for more specific details. All rights revert to the author after publication.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
  • Reporting time
    4 - 5 weeks
  • Author Payments
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • CLMP Member?
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • Number of Issues per Year
  • Average Page Views per Month
  • Average Unique Visitors per Month
  • Publish Print Anthology?
  • Publishes (%)
    20% Fiction, 10% Nonfiction, 60% Poetry, 10% Art
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