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Submit to the Acorn Review

The Acorn Review now accepts manuscripts through Submittable.com. Click below to link to the Acorn Review submissions manager and guidelines.

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Submissions Guidelines

In the "Cover Letter" field, provide us with a brief author bio, 50 words or less, using third person point of view.

Art Work

Up to 10 artwork pieces may be submitted by any one person during each submission period. All works must be titled and submitted separately. Submissions must be in jpg format. Artwork will be printed in black and white unless chosen for front or back covers. 

Up to three pieces may be submitted in this category during a single submission period. The maximum word length for each manuscript is 4000. Each submission must be double-spaced using 12 point type size in either Arial or Times New Roman Font. All works must be titled and submitted separately. Do not include your name within the body or margins of your work. 

Novel Excerpts

Up to three pieces may be submitted in this category during a single submission period. The maximum word length for each manuscript is 4000. Each submission must be double-spaced using 12 point type size in either Arial or Times New Roman Font. All works must be titled and submitted separately. Do not include your name within the body or margins of your work. 

Creative Nonfiction

Up to three pieces may be submitted in this category during a single submission period. The maximum word length for each manuscript is 4000. Each submission must be double-spaced using 12 point type size in either Arial or Times New Roman Font. All works must be titled and submitted separately. Do not include your name within the body or margins of your work. 

Short Stories

Up to three pieces may be submitted in this category during a single submission period. The maximum word length for each manuscript is 4000. Each submission must be double-spaced using 12 point type size in either Arial or Times New Roman Font. All works must be titled and submitted separately. Do not include your name within the body or margins of your work. 

Poetry

Up to ten poems may be submitted by any one person during each submission period.  The maximum line length for each poem is 60 lines. Poems must be single-spaced using 12 point type size in Arial or Times New Roman font.  Poems should be left justified unless doing otherwise serves an artistic purpose.  All poems must be titled and submitted separately. Do not include your name within the body or margins of your work. 

Last Updated: 08/03/2016
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