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Gordon Square Review

Literary Magazine

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Gordon Square Review is published online biannually to showcase emerging writers nationwide and internationally, award editing mentorships, and provide a venue to spotlight Northeast Ohio writers.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    58 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.34%*
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PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    10

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

Nonfiction

Payment: $

No specific limitations

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    We request that no cover letter or author bio be included in your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Gordon Square Review is unable to accept print or email submissions. Please contact us, however, if this presents accessibility issues.

  • Author's rights

    Gordon Square Review requires non-exclusive world English rights and all rights revert to the author on publication. ​

  • Additional info

    Pays! $10/poem $25/prose They offer editorial mentorship each issue. So if they see promise in your work but it’s not ‘quite there’ they’ll offer to work with you to get it published. Encourages submissions from women, writers of color, writers with disability, LGBTQ writers, and previously unpublished writers. Expedited response. For $10, a Gordon Square Review editor will read, consider, and respond to your submission within seven days.

Tracker statistics

122

Total submissions tracked

58 days

Average response time

0.34%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

181 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 332 days, 417 days

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12-month average acceptance rate

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About

Gordon Square Review is published by Literary Cleveland, a nonprofit organization working to nurture a vibrant literary arts community in Northeast Ohio. Literary Cleveland was founded in the Gordon Square Arts District, which serves as the cultural heart of Cleveland’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood...

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Founded

2017

Country

US

www.gordonsquarereview.org

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    Editor JASON HARRIS avatar

    JASON HARRIS

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor MATT MITCHELL avatar

    MATT MITCHELL

    Poetry Editor

    Editor NARDINE TALEB avatar

    NARDINE TALEB

    Prose Editor