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We use Submittable to manage all submissions to The Citron Review. Email and snail mail submissions are not accepted. All currently open submission categories are detailed on the Submittable page. Creative Nonfiction is open year-round. Poetry and Fiction read submissions February 1st – November 30th.

All manuscripts submitted to The Citron Review must be original and previously unpublished. Please contact us at citronreview@gmail.com if you haven’t heard from us before the next issue since you submitted is published.

We welcome our past contributors to submit new work, but we ask that you please wait two years from the date of your last Citron publication before sending new work.

 

Publication Rights

We only publish unpublished work. If we select your work for publication, you grant us First Internet Publishing Rights, as well as Exclusive Rights for the first three months your work appears with The Citron Review. This includes Nonexclusive Archival Rights as your work will appear indefinitely in The Citron Review’s archives. At the time of publication, all other rights revert to you. If you republish the work elsewhere, we ask that you please credit The Citron Review as first publisher.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but it is expected that you will notify us if this is the case. Additionally, you must notify us immediately and withdraw your submission if your work is published elsewhere.

Currently, we are unable to pay for publication.

 

Micro Fiction

Submissions should be no more than one hundred (100) words. You may submit up to five (5) micro-fiction selections per quarter. If submitting multiple selections at once, please submit each selection as a separate document.

 

Flash Fiction

Submissions should be no more than one thousand (1,000) words. You may submit up to two (2) flash-fiction selections per quarter. If submitting multiple selections at once, please attach each selection as a separate document.

 

Creative Nonfiction

All types of creative nonfiction (memoir, essays, etc.) are acceptable. Submissions should be no more than one thousand (1,000) words. You may submit up to two (2) creative nonfiction selections per quarter. If submitting multiple selections at once, please attach each selection as a separate document.

 

Poetry

You may submit up to five (5) poetry selections per quarter. If submitting multiple selections at once, please attach each selection as a separate document.
 

To Submit: http://thecitronreview.submittable.com/submit

 

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IMAGE CREDIT: Jill Katherine Chmelko. Protest Road, Winter. 2019.

🍋Our Tenth Anniversary

 

    Cheers to ten years of celebrating the short form.

 

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DS Levy's Micro Fiction takes us to "Babyland" where nothing is as you might expect it. The Citron Review Winter Issue overflows with surprises! https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/babyland/ DS Levy's chapbook of flash fiction, @a_binary_heart, was published by @flpbooks.
Congratulations to Citron's Online/Fiction Editor Jr Walsh for his recent publication in Nunum's Winter 2019 Volume 2, Issue 4! #flashfiction #fiction #briefliterature #amreading #SundayRead #jrwalsh #yourfavoriteactor
Can you talk with animals? "The Soldier on the Mountain" just might have to. Come hike this #flashfiction odyssey from @BlerianaMyftiu with us. https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/the-soldier-on-the-mountain/ Bleriana Myftiu is from Tirana, Albania. She holds an MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University and is a Fiction Reader for @atticusreview. Visit blerianamyftiu.com
Our first poem of 2020 comes from Richard Foerster in our New Winter Issue. https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/first-poem/ #amreading #poetry Foerster’s eighth collection is Boy on a Doorstep: New and Selected Poems (Tiger Bark Press, 2019)
Pacific Northwest writer @savannahslonewriter reminds us of our new year's resolutions in "i want to start a podcast but." https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/i-want-to-start-a-podcast-but/ Slone is the author of several books including the forthcoming An Exhalation of Dead Things (@clashbooks, 2021), Hearing the Underwater (@flpbooks, 2019) and This Body is My Own (@ghostcitypress, 2019)
Happy New Year to readers and contributors from @citronreview! Here's to 2020! Our Winter Issue is up at citronreview.com.

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