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Sierra Nevada Review

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Flash Nonfiction



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Since 1990, the Sierra Nevada Review has been publishing daring new poetry, short fiction, literary nonfiction, and visual art from the shores of Lake Tahoe.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    up to four months*
    Editor reported data
    89 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:
    7% *
    Editor reported data
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Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Young Adult

Submission fee: $ 3

Literary fiction & YA

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary, Young Adult

Submission fee: $ 3

your total word count should not exceed 4,000 words

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 3

Literary nonfiction.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Submission fee: $ 3

your total word count should not exceed 4,000 words


Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

No more than five poems or five pages of poetry, whichever comes first.

Art (Featured (Cover) Art)

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    We do not accept translations of unoriginal work. We do not accept submissions from current Low-Res MFA @ UNR Tahoe students.

  • Formatting

    12pt Times New Roman

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    What we like We publish writing that leans toward the unconventional, surprising, and risky. We appreciate experiments in form and content, and prefer works whose meanings deepen on repeated readings. We don't usually accept genre fiction unless it's got something special. Please send only one submission per reading period, in one genre only. If you have previously contributed to the Sierra Nevada Review, please wait one reading session to submit again.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

89 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

101 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

81 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    Spring Issue

    Oct 1, 2024 - Dec 1, 2024

    All genres








    Editor Aleina Grace Edwards avatar

    Aleina Grace Edwards


    Editor Dani N. Kuntz avatar

    Dani N. Kuntz

    Managing Editor

    Editor June Sylvester Saraceno avatar

    June Sylvester Saraceno

    Advisory Editor