Submissions for the Fall 2016 issue (Vol. 11, No. 2) of the Apple Valley Review are open through September 15, 2016.
Please send unpublished personal essays and short fiction (preferably between 100 and 3000 words, though the word count is flexible) and poetry. Prose poetry, translations, flash fiction, and writing with genre elements (such as fabulism/magical realism) are all welcome.
The Spring 2016 issue included new poetry and prose by Gayane M. Haroutyunyan, Colin Pope, Michael Chin, Carmen Firan, and Martha Clarkson.
All published work is automatically considered for our annual editor's prize. The 2015 recipient was Sue Hyon Bae. Several pieces from the journal have also appeared as selections, finalists, and/or notable stories in Best American Essays, Best of the Net, Best of the Web, New Poetry from the Midwest, storySouth Million Writers Award, and The Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions.
To submit, please send 1-6 poems or 1-3 essays/short stories, all pasted into the body of a single e-mail message, to our editor:
editorATleahbrowningDOTnet (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )
The current issue, previous issues, subscription information, and complete submission guidelines are available online.