Prairie Schooner


Type Of Organization
Magazine
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Prairie Schooner, a national literary quarterly published with the support of the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Press since 1926, is home to the best fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews being published today by beginning, mid-career, and established writers.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter, instagram
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
yes
If Yes, Please Name
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Ashley Strosnider
Contact Title
Managing Editor
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translation
Representative Authors
Judith Ortiz Cofer, Lee Martin, Marilyn Chin
Submissions Policy
From Sept. through May only. Seven poems or one story/essay maximum per submission. Online submissions strongly preferred. Postal submissions must include a SASE for response.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
no
Reading Period
From 9 / 1 - 5 / 1
Reporting Time
3 - 4 months
Author Payments
royalties, copies
Contests
$8,000+ in prizes for best prose and poetry published each year. Yearly Prize Book Series in fiction and poetry, two $3000 pr
Number Of Paid Staff
3
Number Of Unpaid Staff
40
Year Founded
1926
Distributors
Ingram, Source Interlink, Media Solutions
Wholesalers
call direct: 1.800.715.2387
Average Print Run
1200
Total Circulation
500
Paid Subscriptions
1,000
Single Copy Price
$9
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
Format
perfect
Dimensions
6 - 9
Average Number Of Pages
200

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