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Ponder Review
kadunkelberg@muw.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Phone
    (662) 329-7169
  • Fax
    (662) 329-7387
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    The MFA Program in Creative Writing at Mississippi University for Women has produced the literary journal Ponder Review, a new multi-genre literary journal since Spring 2017.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    yes
  • If Yes, please name
    Mississippi University for Women
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Kendall Dunkelberg
  • Contact title
    Director of Creative Writing
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation, audio, video
  • Focus
    Ponder Review serves a national audience online & in print with submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama & new media
  • Representative authors
    Sonny Brewer, Claudia Barnett, Linda Quinlan
  • Submissions policy
    Ponder Review has 2 reading periods per year Dec. 15 - March15 and June 15 - September 15. Fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, and new media (for our website) are accepted. Simultaneous submissions are allowed. Multiple submissions during one reading period are not. We accept submissions by Submittable and charge the minimum $2 fee. We request First North American Serial rights, and all rights revert to the author upon publication, though we retain the right to reprint work at a later date with permission of the author.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Varies
  • Reporting time
    1 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
    copies
  • Number of paid staff
    1
  • Number of unpaid staff
    12
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    50
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISSN Number
    2572-6455
  • ISBN Number
    2572-6463
  • Paid Subscriptions
    25
  • Individual Price
    20
  • Insitutional Price
    20
  • Single Copy Price
    12
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    no
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    8
  • Format
    perfect
  • Average Number of Pages
    96

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