Literary journal Crab Orchard Review (est. 1995) has opened a one month reading period to review stories for its Summer/Fall 2017 special double issue, “Weather Reports: All About the Weather.”
The editors are inviting both emerging and experienced writers to submit work that explores the myriad of ways in how we contemplate, envision, and experience the weather through science, history, popular culture, art, and our own lives.
Writers can submit original, previously unpublished poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction.
Length: submit one long-form fiction story or literary nonfiction piece (six pages or more) or two short prose pieces; poets can submit up to six poems and no more than ten pages total.
Payment: $25 per magazine page ($50 minimum for poetry; $100 minimum for prose) plus two contributor’s copies.
December 21, 2016 extended to January 10, 2017. Read submission guidelines at the magazine’s Submittable page.
Crab Orchard Review, launched in 1995, is produced and published twice yearly by the faculty and students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.