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Our first issue is now available, and we are accepting submissions for Volume 1, Issue 2! 

Though we enjoyed having the theme of "Firsts" for Issue 1, we have chosen an open theme for Issue 2. We want to see your best writing on any topic!

Our submission period for the Fall issue is June 28 — Sept. 15, 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 immediately 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; instead send us an edit request if part of your submission was accepted elsewhere. 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 grant Ponder Review permission to publish their work and acknowledge that Ponder Review is currently a non-paying market. Ponder Review requires first-time North American publishing rights and retains the right to reprint accepted 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.
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Buy the most recent issue or purchase a subscription!
Purchase a single copy or a subscription.

For extra copies of a single issue, select the add-on fee for the number you want.

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