Start your New Year by being the first to submit to our new journal.

You're creative. You ponder. Well, so do we!

This is our first issue and we've been pondering all of the "FIRSTS" people encounter in their lives...first job, first child, first kiss, etc.  We'd like to read about your "FIRSTS."

Our submission period for the Spring issue — FIRSTS — is December 12, 2016- March 6, 2017.

We can't wait to hear from you.

Ponder Review welcomes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, flash-fiction, new media, and visual art.


Required Format: Times Roman 12pt. All prose should be double-spaced. Poetry should be single-spaced.

Ponder Review does not accept previously published material nor does it accept multiple submissions per issue. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but contact Ponder Review if your work has been accepted for publication elsewhere. Do not withdraw your entire submission unless you no longer want Ponder Review to consider it. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in your submission being denied. Please make all submissions through Submittable.
Ponder Review will notify writers and artists of their submission status via email. The reading and acceptance process can take up to 4 months. By submitting writers acknowledge: Ponder Review is currently a non-paying market, and that Ponder Review requires first-time North American publishing rights with the right to reprint submissions in subsequent anthologies even after publication rights have reverted back to author.
Accepted work is subject for use in any future anthologies, both digital and print, and Ponder Review asks that any reprints give first publication credit to Ponder Review.
$12.00 - 60.00
$12.00 - 60.00
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