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Writers House Review reads work year-round. Writers must be current undergraduate Rutgers students who have taken at least one creative writing class. We are looking for short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, podcasts, and videos.

 

Fiction Guidelines:

Stories may run up to 5,000 words.  Please send as an attachment in M.S. Word. Save your submission using your full name and the genre or your submission (for example: Ernest Hemingway–Fiction Submission). Similarly, in the subject header of your email, include your full name followed by “Fiction Submission.”  Send to joshn@english.rutgers.edu

Nonfiction Guidelines:

Nonfiction pieces may run up to 1,000 words. Please send as an attachment in M.S. Word. Save your submission using your full name and the genre or your submission (for example: Tara Westover–Nonfiction Submission).  Similarly, in the subject header of your email, include your full name followed by “Nonfiction Submission.”  Send to joshn@english.rutgers.edu

Poetry Guidelines:

Submit up to five poems. Send as an attachment in M.S. Word. Save your submission using your full name and the genre or your submission (for example: Sharon Olds–Poetry Submission). In the subject header of your email, include your full name followed by “Poetry Submission.”  If submitting multiple poems, save in a single document with each poem starting on its own page. Send to joshn@english.rutgers.edu

Short Films:

Short films should run 8-15 minutes. Submit as an MP4 file, MOV file, or YouTube/Vimeo link. Save the file using your full name and the genre or your submission (for example: Katalin Moldovai–Short Film Submission). Similarly, in the subject header of your email, include your full name followed by “Short Film Submission.”  Send to joshn@english.rutgers.edu

Podcast Guidelines:

Podcasts should run 7-10 minutes. Submit as an MP3, WAV, AIFF file, or as a SoundCloud link. Save the file using your full name and the genre or your submission (for example: Willa Paskin–Podcast Submission). Similarly, in the subject header of your email, include your full name followed by “Podcast Submission.” Send to joshn@english.rutgers.edu