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Founded in 1970 and edited by faculty, students, and staff from the renowned writing and literature programs at the University of Iowa, The Iowa Review takes advantage of this rich environment for literary collaboration to create a worldwide conversation among those who read and write contemporary literature. We publish a wide range of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography, and work in emerging forms by both established and emerging writers. Work from our pages has been consistently selected to appear in the anthologies Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1970

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 3 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2019 (257.9 days from now) through 30 November 2019. 4
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 6,250 words.
Novel Excerpt Novel ExcerptUp to 6,250 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Nonfiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2019 (257.9 days from now) through 30 November 2019. 0
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary, Personal.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Memoir.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Review Review750 - 1,000 words.
Essay EssayUp to 6,250 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 6,250 words.
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We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Poetry Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2019 (257.9 days from now) through 30 November 2019. 1
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Hybrid form.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 8 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).
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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2018
Last Audited: 04 Jul 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 Aug 2005

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