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The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) is published at East Carolina University. Inspired by the North Carolina Literary & Historical Association to be a companion to the North Carolina Historical Review, NCLR publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by and interviews with North Carolina writers, and articles and essays about North Carolina writers, literature, and literary history and culture. A cross between a scholarly journal and a literary magazine, NCLR has won numerous awards and citations, including five from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals: the Best New Journal award in 1994, the Best Journal Design award in 1999 and 2010, the Parnassus Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2007, and the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2014.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1992

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 3 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Nonfiction Open

Open to a broad Audience, including: People in a specific region.
Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
NC LGBTQ+ Literature31 Aug 2024*0
TypeLength Details
Interview InterviewNo specific word count limits known.
Article ArticleNo specific word count limits known.
Essay EssayNo specific word count limits known.
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Date Added: 22 Dec 2006

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