Kartika Review 15

About

Kartika Review publishes creative writing from Asian Pacific Islander American perspectives and creative writing that engages with Asian Pacific Islander Americans in thoughtful ways to challenge Orientalism, Yellow Peril, racism, xenophobia, American Empire, colonialism, and other forms of oppression.

Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to Asian Pacific Islander Americans.
Want more insight into the editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s).

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2007

Audience

Americans, Specific ethnic group/population.

Publication Media & Frequency

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

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region), Politics/Political Science, Society/Culture (General, Ethnicity/Race, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir, Place/Regions (Specific region), Politics/Political Science (General, See guidelines), Society/Culture (General, Ethnicity/Race, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 5,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Formal verse, Free verse, Lyric poetry, Narrative poetry, Prose poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region), Politics/Political Science, Society/Culture (General, Ethnicity/Race, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemUp to 100 lines; 4 - 6 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2018
Last Audited: 16 Aug 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 26 Dec 2007

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