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Delmarva Review

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We're a literary journal dedicated to the discovery of compelling new fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from emerging and established writers.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-6 months (by May)*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    260 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0%*
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FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    one contributor print copy

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Poetry

Max lines: 50

Max pieces: 6

We select memorable, evocative voices...poetry that reveals meaning and stimulates emotional response with each reading.

Fiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 4

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Fiction: limited to 1 story per submission period, no more than 6,000 words. Flash fiction: up to 4 stories per submission period, up to 1,000 words each. We are more interested in skillfully written, excellent storytelling that engages on multiple levels. Within this perspective, genre writing is acceptable. We welcome most topics (with the exception of religious and political subjects); we are interested in work that addresses the importance of human freedoms and diversity, as well as writing that explores scientific and environmental subjects.

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 4

Creative nonfiction: limited to 1 essay per submission period, no more than 6,000 words. Micro-narratives or Flash Nonfiction: up to 4 pieces per submission period, up to 1,000 words each. Of special interest is the personal essay, memoir. We also seek science or environmental writing (literary, narrative, non-technical). We welcome micro-narrative writing, as well as longer work.

Review

Book Reviews. We review books by writers from the Chesapeake and Delmarva region, by assignment only; if you wish to suggest a book for review or review a book for Delmarva Review, please contact the editor.

Photography

Photography for the cover from regional artists. Although we are much more than a regional publication, the cover art we seek derives from our namesake: the Delmarva Peninsula, an enchanting delta of wide-open spaces and diverse ecosystems cradled between the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.

Art

Artwork for the cover from regional artists. Although we are much more than a regional publication, the cover art we seek derives from our namesake: the Delmarva Peninsula, an enchanting delta of wide-open spaces and diverse ecosystems cradled between the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    We do not seek submissions in more than one category by one author, unless by specific request. If your work is selected, payment will be one contributor print copy of the publication. You will also be entitled to a discount on multiple orders of the issue. Inquire directly to the editor for multiple copy discounts.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

260 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

993 days

Slowest response time

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About

Founded

2007

Country

US

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    Editor Wilson Wyatt, Jr. avatar

    Wilson Wyatt, Jr.

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Bill Gourgey avatar

    Bill Gourgey

    Managing Editor

    Editor Anne Colwell avatar

    Anne Colwell

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Harold O. Wilson avatar

    Harold O. Wilson

    Fiction Senior Editor

    Editor Lee Slater avatar

    Lee Slater

    Fiction Co-editor

    Editor Ellen Brown avatar

    Ellen Brown

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Gerald F. Sweeney avatar

    Gerald F. Sweeney

    Book Review Editor

    Editor Katherine Gekker avatar

    Katherine Gekker

    Poetry Assistant Editor