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All manuscripts submitted to The Citron Review must be original and previously unpublished.ย Please contact us at citronreview@gmail.com if you haven’t heard from us before the next issue since you submitted is published.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We only publish unpublished work.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

 

Mushrooms

๐Ÿ‹10th Anniversary

Fall 2019 IssueSeptember 23rd, 2019
Cheers to 10 great years!

๐Ÿ‹ Instagram

Fiction Editor JR Walsh luxuriates in micros shaken and most definitely stirred. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/notes-on-the-micro-fiction-selections/ #amreading #microfiction
Grab a two foot scrap of wood and step up to home plate with Ronald Hartley in "Batting Stones." https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/batting-stones/ Hartley's stories have been published by Sky Island Journal, Literary Juice, After the Pause, Gravel Magazine and Mobius: The Journal for Social Change. #amreading #flashfiction
We're reading for our Winter Issue, but a deadline is coming soon. Please consider submitting your best poetry, flash, and micros before December 1. Our editors will continue reading creative nonfiction through the new year, but we'd love to see your excellent work even sooner. https://citronreview.com/submission/ #TheCitronReview #onlinejournal #briefliterature #celebratingtheshortform #cheersto10years #Citron10 #callforsubmissions #poetry #cnf #fiction
Marissa Hoffman's creative nonfiction covers the directions that a life may take in "A Route Plan From Dad to Dad." https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/a-route-plan-from-dad-to-dad/ #amreading #flashcnf Marissa Hoffman has published FlashBack Fiction, Bending Genres, and The Drabble. She is a fiction reader for Atticus Review.
Managing Editor Eric Steineger illuminates ten years of Citron Poetry. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/notes-on-the-poetry-selections-12/
When raising children is like "Fighting with God," Jennifer Woodworth dives into each poetic moment. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/fighting-with-god/ Jennifer Woodworth is the author of the chapbook, How I Kiss Her Turning Head (Monkey Puzzle Press.) Her writing has appeared in Bending Genres Journal, The Eastern Iowa Review, Star 82 Review, among others. Her blog is fishclamor.com. #amreading #poetry

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