Iowa Review, The Guidelines Information

The Iowa Review Publisher: University of Iowa

Established: 1970

Frequency: 3 issues per year

Accepts Email Submissions: No

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Description: The Iowa Review publishes three issues per year (April, August, and December). The literary publication features fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, interviews, and autobiographical sketches.

Editor(s): David Hamilton

Needs: Fiction, poetry and essays.

Length: The page limit for prose is 25 pages and for poetry is 8 pages

Payment: The Iowa Review says it pays "$1.50 per line for poetry ($40 minimum) and $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum)."

Tips: The Iowa Review says it "looks for the best poetry, fiction, and nonfiction being written today and is often pleased to introduce new writers." The publication also runs multiple contests and prizes.

How to Submit: There is a $4 fee to submit online. Subscribers can submit for free using the "for subscribers only" category on the publication's Submittable page. Simultaneous submissions are accepted but notify them immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. The general submissions period runs from September 1 through December 1.

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Address: The Iowa Review 308 EPB The University of Iowa Iowa City Iowa 52242 USA

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2018-04-11

Image Credit: The Iowa Review

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