Reminder: Submission Deadline Approaching

Dear and diligent writers,

Our submission deadline for the 2018-2019 Edition has moved up! It is now OCTOBER 1st, 2017.

Please send your work in PDF format through the link located in our Submissions section in order to be considered for publication in our undergraduate literary magazine.

We look forward to reading your work,

The AR staff

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Judges for 2018-2019

We are ecstatic about presenting you with our judges for our upcoming issue!

Prose Judge:

B.J. Hollars is the author of several books, most recently Flock Together: A Love Affair With Extinct Birds, From the Mouths of Dogs: What Our Pets Teach Us About Life, Death, and Being Human, as well as a collection of essays, This Is Only A TestIn April, The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders will be published by the University of Alabama Press. He is an associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Poetry Judge:

Natalie Scenters-Zapico is the author of The Verging Cities (Center for Literary Publishing), which won the PEN American/Joyce Osterweil Award and the GLCA New Writers Award in Poetry, as well as the forthcoming Lima :: Limón (Copper Canyon Press). Her most recent poems are forthcoming or can be found in Poetry, Boston Review, and Tin House. Starting in Fall 2017, she will be teaching at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

We look forward to seeing your work,

The AR staff

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Updates

Hello Undergraduate Writers,
It’s been a while so there’s a lot to get to.

First, there was a delay in the publication process for last year’s issue, so we have decided to release a special double issue of The Allgheny Review this academic year that will include everything accepted from last year’s submissions, as well as some additional writing and interviews with writers Jim May and Angela Palm.

Second, we’d like to announce last year’s prizewinners.

Poetry: Anna Goodsen, “Anacuisis”

Prose: Rachel Krumenacker, “The High Place Phenomenon”

The judges were Nikole Brown and Jessica Jacobs in poetry and Catherine Chung for prose. Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who submitted.

Finally, submissions for next year’s volume ARE NOW OPEN.  Please click on the Submissions tab above.

Thanks for writing,

–the Staff

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Judges for 2015-2016

The Allegheny Review is pleased to announce the judges for this year’s issue!

In poetry, Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs will be co-judging. Nickole Brown is the author of Fanny Says and a novel-in-poems, Sister. Jessica Jacobs is the author of Pelvis with Distance, a biography-in-poems of the artist Georgia O’Keeffe.

In prose, Catherine Chung will be judging. Catherine Chung is the author of the novel Forgotten Country, and the recipient of a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship as well as an Honorable Mention for the 2013 PEN/Hemingway Award.

We would like to thank our judges, and we wish our contributors the best of luck.

Full bios for this year’s judges and information regarding award submissions can be found on our submissions page.

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Submissions Open for the 2016 Review

Greetings, undergraduate writers.  You may now submit your poetry, fiction, and non-fiction for the 2016 edition of The Allegheny Review.  Send your work in PDF format through the link in our Submissions section to be considered for publication in our undergraduate literary magazine.

Best of luck, writers.

The Allegheny Review staff

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Extended Submissions Deadline

Undergraduate writers, we will continue to accept submissions until February 28th for this year’s issue of The Allegheny Review.  Send us your best poetry, fiction, and non-fiction in a PDF through the link available in our Submissions section and be considered for publication in our quality undergraduate magazine. Updates to follow regarding submission guidelines for cover art.

Best of luck!                                                                                                                                         The Allegheny Review Staff

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Update on Submissions/Judges

We are now accepting submissions for our 2o15 edition. Feel free to submit any nonfiction, fiction, or poetry for consideration (preferably in a Word document for formatting purposes). Refer to the submissions area of our website for information regarding criteria for award and regular submissions

For this most recent edition of the Allegheny Review, award submissions will be reviewed by Eduardo C. Corral (poetry) and Harrison Candelaria Fletcher (prose).

Poetry: Eduardo C. Corral

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Eduardo C. Corral is the author of Slow Lightning, which was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. He has been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, and his work has been honored with a “Discover” The Nation Award and residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Prose: Harrison Candelaria Fletcher

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Harrison Candelaria Fletcher is the author of Decanso for My Father: Fragments of a Life, winner of a Colorado Book Award, Independent Book Publisher Award Bronze Medal and International Book Award for Best New Nonfiction. He teaches in the Virginia Commonwealth University M.F.A. Program.

Enter your submission for the awards here.

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2014 Prize Winners/Next Issue Updates

We are pleased to announce the prizewinners for the 2014 issue of the Allegheny Review:

Poetry: Emily Pittinos, “Benzie County, Michigan”

Prose: Ben Sandman, “Midway” 

Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to everyone who was kind enough to submit last year. As of now, we are in the process of preparing for our next round of submissions which will open from August 15th to December 15th of this year.

Be sure to remember that we are currently accepting digital submissions only via the submissions tab of this site. Further details and submissions guidelines can be found under the submissions tab as well.

In addition to this, we will be accepting submissions for cover art for the upcoming issue over the course of the year. Feel free to submit any potential cover art to review@allegheny.edu, preferably as a workable pdf, or png file.

Once again we thank all of you for your contributions; the high caliber undergraduate work that makes this publication possible. Keep at it, writers, and we’ll do the same.

Cheers,

The Staff

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Final Call for Submissions

Calling all undergraduate writers, we are currently sending out one last call for submissions for Vol. 32 of The Allegheny Review. Please take advantage of this excellent opportunity to be published in a quality undergraduate magazine. We all need to get our start somewhere, so why not start with us. We will be accepting submissions until December 15th, so send us your best! Updates to come in the following months on the design of this issue, as well as submission guidelines for cover art.

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Judges

This year’s judges for the Allegheny Review Literary Awards have been announced:

Prose: Harrison Candelaria Fletcher

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Harrison Candelaria Fletcher is the author of Descanso for My Father: Fragments of a Life, winner of a Colorado Book Award, Independent Book Publisher Award Bronze Medal and International Book Award for Best New Nonfiction. He teaches in the Virginia Commonwealth University MFA Program.

Poetry: Eduardo C. Corral

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Corral is the author of “Slow Lightning,” which was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. He has been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and his work has been honored with a “Discover”/The Nation Award and residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony.

He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop.

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