Written by Ella Peary August 1st, 2019

Dunes Review: Now Seeking Submissions

A print journal established in 1996, Dunes Review has been publishing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction for 22 years. Helmed in Northern Michigan, Dunes Review is the area’s foremost independent literary journal. Work published in Dunes Review has been reprinted in the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology. To get a sense of what they publish, you can read past issues online. Dunes Review considers all forms and styles of writing.

Dunes Review publishes two volumes yearly: winter/spring and summer/fall. They accept submissions year-round, and submitting authors can expect a response within 60 to 90 days. They often respond much sooner. Submitting authors should wait for a reply before submitting again.

Authors of fiction or creative nonfiction may submit work, 3,000 words or fewer. Poets may submit up to four poems. Authors may query about submitting translations. Dunes Review does not accept unsolicited reviews or interviews.

Authors published in Dunes Review receive two copies of the journal, as well an invitation to read at the launch party in Traverse City, Michigan.

Dunes Review accepts submissions online, not via email or by post. They accept simultaneous submissions but ask that authors withdraw work published elsewhere. They do not accept previously published work.

If you would like to learn more or submit to Dunes Review, please visit their website here.

Bio: Ella Peary is the pen name for an author, editor, creative writing mentor, and submission consultant who works for Authors Publish. Over the past five years she’s written hundreds of articles for Authors Publish, and she’s also served as a copy writer and copy editor for a wide range of organizations and individuals. You can contact her at ellapeary@gmail.com.


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