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Editor Interview: Evening Street Review

Q: Describe what you publish in 25 characters or less.

A: We emphasize clarity.

Q: If you publish writing, who are your favorite writers? If you publish art, who are your favorite artists?

A: Favorite poets: Robinson Jeffers, William Carlos Williams, Emily Dickinson, Kenneth Rexroth, Walt Whitman, Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, Pablo Neruda, Charles Bukowski.
Favorite fiction writers: Fyodor Dostoevsky, William Faulkner, Sherwood Anderson's WINESBURG, Louis Bromfield, Thomas Mann

Q: What is the best advice you can give people who are considering submitting work to your publication?

A: Read our publications; they are available to read for FREE from our website,

Q: How much do you want to know about the person submitting to you?

A: We want to know nothing about the person submitting to us except name, address, phone number & email address. We ask for a bio if we publish.

Q: If you publish writing, how much of a piece do you read before making the decision to reject it?

A: We usually read all of a submission before rejecting it. After all, we accept single poems and occasionally ask for revisions.

Q: What additional evaluations, if any, does a piece go through before it is accepted?

A: Each accepted piece is read by at least two readers.