Common Ground Review

Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
At Common Ground Review, we seek to publish well crafted poems, short stories and creative nonfiction that surprise and illuminate, amuse, inform, and maybe challenge us.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
If Yes, Please Name
Western New England University
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Janet Bowdan
Contact Title
Submissions Policy
At the moment, anyone can submit 1-5 poems and/or a short story or creative nonfiction piece of 12 pages or less without charge via Submittable between September 1-May 1. We welcome simultaneous submissions for the magazine, except in the case of the annual contest. We do charge a $15 fee to enter 1-3 poems in that contest, which has a $500 first prize, $200 second prize and $100 third prize. We invite a new judge each year, This year our judge is Abby Murray, author of Hail and Farewell (Perugia), editor of the journal Collateral.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Submission Guidelines URL
Year Founded
Number Of Issues Per Year
Average Page Views Per Month
N/A (we got the site up March 18th, 2022)
Average Unique Visitors Per Month
Publish Print Anthology?