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The Acentos Review
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (925) 322-3427
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Twitter, Facebook
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    The Acentos Review shoots from the spring that is the Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase and The Acentos Foundation in supporting the work of Latinx writers. The Acentos Review publishes poetry, fiction, memoir, interviews, translations, and artwork by emerging and established Latinx writers and artists four times a year. The LatinX community is international and so, too, do we pledge to represent that international community. We welcome submissions in English, Spanish, Portuguese, a combination of two languages, as well as the use of indigenous languages. The debate may rage forever as to who or what constitutes Latinx art. Here, there is no such identity crisis. We are already here, writing the histories of our neighborhoods, following the traditions of our ancestors, as well as the poetic traditions that came before us. To paraphrase Baldwin, the poet's task as historian is to keep the story new, even when the telling is costly. This is the aesthetic we foster at Acentos. It is always about the word, the work, and it all begins here.
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Raina León
  • Contact title
    Founding Editor
  • Submissions policy
    All submissions (art, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, translation and cross-genre) should be submitted via SUBMITTABLE. No submissions will be read outside of the submission manager. PUBLICATION SCHEDULE The Acentos Review is published online four times each year. We publish the work of Latinx artists and writers. READING PERIOD The official reading period is year long. Deadlines for submission consideration: August 15 Publication Date July 1 Deadline November 15 Publication Date October 1 Deadline February 15 Publication Date January 1 Deadline May 15 Publication Date April 1 Deadline Submissions sent outside of that window will be read but not acted on until the next scheduled reading period. All submissions are read by The Acentos Review staff before decisions are made. We do not consider previously published material. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable with immediate notification of publication. All submissions (art, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, translation and cross-genre) should be submitted via SUBMITTABLE. No submissions will be read outside of the submission manager. Interview submissions: Please query first at acentosreview@gmail.com. The first North American serial rights shall be considered exclusive until the last day of the month in which accepted work is published in The Acentos Review. Upon publication in manuscript, book, anthology or journal, The Acentos Review requests acknowledgement of first publication. All published works are archived online. Translations under copyright domain require approval of the original author.
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