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The Penn Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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Publishes original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual artwork, and feature a blend of emerging and established voices. Ranked as one of the 25 Fastest Fiction & Poetry Markets in Duotrope's database.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 week*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    6 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.02%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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  • 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 - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 2500 words max

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 3

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Art

Max pieces: 10

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    We require First North American Serial Rights. Following publication, all rights revert to the author, but we ask that The Penn Review is credited in subsequent reprints. In addition, we reserve the right to edit submissions in accordance with the rules of our style guide.

  • Additional info

    Fast response Social media: Active only on Facebook Read blind

Tracker statistics

231

Total submissions tracked

6 days

Average response time

1.02%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

37 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 134 days, 108 days

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12-month average acceptance rate

6 days

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About

Founded in 1951, The Penn Review is the oldest continuously published and premier literary magazine at the University of Pennsylvania. Devoted to the literary and visual arts, The Penn Review publishes original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual artwork. We feature a blend of emergin...

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Founded

1951

Country

US

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    Editor Elise Wallen-Friedman avatar

    Elise Wallen-Friedman

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Dylan Fritz avatar

    Dylan Fritz

    Managing Editor

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    Zelda Godsey-Kellogg

    Managing Editor

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    Mason Earle

    Managing Editor

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    Mia McElhatton

    Managing Editor

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    Julia Rotgin

    Managing Editor