Yalobusha Review is open for free submissions in poetry and fiction until and unless we reach our maximum submission limit for the month. 

Tip Jar submissions are available in both genres. 



YR is excited to announce the 2019 Yellowwood Poetry Prize. This year’s judge is Robyn Schiff.

The winner of the Yellowwood Poetry Prize will receive $500 and publication in YR:29. The contest is open March 1st through March 31st.

Ends on April 5, 2019$3.00
$3.00

Yalobusha Review is excited to announce the 2019 Yellowwood Poetry Prize. The winner will receive $500 and publication in YR:29, to be released in the spring of 2019. The contest is open during the month of March. General submissions will be closed during this time.


GUIDELINES

Please submit up to 3 poems, totaling no more than 5 pages, through Submittable. We accept only previously unpublished work. All entries will be considered for general publication.

Only one submission per contestant. Simultaneous submissions are permitted. Please notify us immediately if a piece is selected for publication elsewhere.

Please do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript. 

Contest entries must be received by April 5, 2019.

The contest fee is $3.


ELIGIBILITY

YR cannot consider work from anyone currently or recently affiliated with the University of Mississippi or the prize judge, Robyn Schiff. This includes those who have studied or taught at the University of Mississippi. 


FINAL JUDGE

Robyn Schiff is the author of three poetry collections, the most recent of which, A Woman of Property, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named a best book of the year by The New Yorker and the Chicago Tribune, and was an Editors’ Choice at the New York Times. In 2016 Schiff was made an honorary member of Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard.  She co-edits Canarium Books and teaches poetry at the University of Iowa. Her next book, Information Desk: An Epic, is forthcoming in 2021.


One short story (up to 5000 words) or up to 3 pieces of flash fiction (less than 1000 words a piece). If submitting 3 shorter works, please include all pieces in one file. 

Please submit in standard manuscript format (12-point font, double spaced, Times New Roman).  

Do not withdraw your work and resubmit a revised version; all pieces should be in their final form when you send them out.  

Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know if a piece is accepted elsewhere by manually withdrawing your submission.If a flash piece needs to be withdrawn, please notify us via the notes tool on Submittable. Submit in .docx, .doc, or .pdf format.  

If you already have a submission pending with us, please wait for a response before sending another. 

It's a good idea to look at our most recent issue before submitting, to get a sense of the size and style of work we tend to like.  

Please wait at least 120 days to query about the status of your manuscript. Questions and queries may be sent to yreditors@gmail.com. 

One short story (up to 5000 words) or up to 3 pieces of flash fiction (less than 1000 words a piece). If submitting 3 shorter works, please include all pieces in one file. 

Please submit in standard manuscript format (12-point font, double spaced, Times New Roman).  

Do not withdraw your work and resubmit a revised version; all pieces should be in their final form when you send them out.

Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please let us know if a piece is accepted elsewhere by manually withdrawing your submission.If a flash piece needs to be withdrawn, please notify us via the notes tool on Submittable. Submit in .docx, .doc, or .pdf format.

If you already have a submission pending with us, please wait for a response before sending another.

It's a good idea to look at our most recent issue before submitting, to get a sense of the size and style of work we tend to like.

Please wait at least 120 days to query about the status of your manuscript. Questions and queries may be sent to yreditors@gmail.com. 

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