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The River

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Photography

Art

Play

Audio

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The River is a representation of the Sandy River itself, which runs alongside the university and what inspired the name of the journal. It is a constantly flowing, ebbing and surging, body of content filled with contemporary work.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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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

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Sudden and flash fiction are welcome. We are interested in literary and genre fiction.

Nonfiction

No specific limitations

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

We welcome all forms of creative nonfiction (memoir, personal essay, literary journalism, etc.).

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

We accept all genres and styles of poetry. We will review a maximum amount of 3 pages of poetry.

Photography

No specific limitations

Art

No specific limitations

Play

Each short dramatic work must have a maximum length of 1000 words.

Audio

Podcasts + Audio Essays. Maximum length - 20 minutes.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • 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

    The River is an online collection of contemporary literature, art, and podcasts. Works previously submitted to The River may be considered for publication in the print Sandy River Review. Please limit submissions to five poems or three prose entries. A mix of each is fine, so long as the total amount does not exceed five total pieces.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

165 days

Average response time

14.29%

Average acceptance rate

29 days

Fastest response time

71 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 199 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

184 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

    Deadline: Mar 31, 2025

    The River has rolling submissions.

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    General

    Aug 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2025

    The River has rolling submissions.

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About

Founded

2002

Country

US

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