Submission Deadlines:

Fall Issue: October 15 
Spring Issue: March 15

Artwork & Photography: Up to 5 pieces sent as .JPEG files

Creative Nonfiction: Up to 3,000 words

Fiction: Up to 3,000 words

Poetry: Up to 5 poems 

Screenwriting: Up to 1,000 words

Submission Requirements

Mountain Range

All literary submissions must be:

  • titled.

  • formatted in Microsoft Word or RTF file (.doc, .docx, or .rtf).

  • formatted in 12 point, Times New Roman font.

  • double spaced.

  • free of mechanical and grammatical errors. The Kings River Review reserves the right to make any editing changes deemed necessary.

  • original, previously unpublished work.

  • Non-English submissions must include English translations.

In the body of your email:

  • Indicate the genre and title of each submission (Artwork, Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, or Poetry).

  • Include a biography, including the name of your college (fewer than 50 words).

  • Include your email address, street address, and phone number.

How to submit:

Email your submissions following the above requirements to 

You will be notified via email regarding acceptance and/or work we cannot accept.

Publication rights:

The Kings River Review reserve editorial control of all material submitted and protect all rights.


The Kings River Review acquires first North American serial and online publication rights of material selected for publication; authors and artists retain all other rights to the material.


Payment in copies.

Questions? Please contact the Kings River Review:|Tel: (559)494-3000, ext. 3223

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