The Wisconsin Review publishes both new and established authors of outstanding poetry, fiction, and non-fiction as well as practitioners of the graphic arts. Our staff comes from diverse aesthetic backgrounds, so send us works of overwhelming excellence.
We read for the Spring issue from May through October, and for the Fall issue from November through April. Submissions sent during the summer months may stay on our desks for longer.
The Wisconsin Review retains First North American Serial Rights of published work. Electronic submissions require a $2.00 reading fee. Current subscribers can submit without paying the fee. We also consider postal submissions without reading fees.
Size limit: 5 pagesPlease limit yourself to 3-5 poems per submission. Use a 12-point font single spaced (double space between stanzas). One poem per page. Any style will be considered, although we seek exceptional use of imagery and awareness of form.
Size limit: 15 pagesPlease limit yourself to 15 pages double-spaced with a 12-point font. Standard or experimental styles will be considered, although we look for outstanding characterization and unique themes.
Size limit: 15 pagesPlease limit yourself to 15 pages double-spaced with a 12-point font. We accept creative non-fiction and general interest non-fiction only.