The issue will be available July 2019.
The optional theme is Questions. See the Submit tab for details on how to submit. We accept photography, art, comics, creative nonfiction, fiction, flash fiction, experimental work, hybrid work, and poetry.
The issue will be available January 2019.
The optional theme is Lost and Found. See the Submit tab for details on how to submit. We accept photography, art, comics, creative nonfiction, fiction, flash fiction, experimental work, and poetry.
For poetry, I would love to see more Blackout and Cross out poems. For examples, check out these books: Newspaper Blackout by Austin Kleon, A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel by Tom Phillips, The ms of m y kin by Janet Holmes, Bukowski Erasure Poetry Anthology: A Collection of Poems Based on the Writings of Charles Bukowski by Melanie Villines, A Little White Shadow by Mary Ruefle, Mornings Like This: Found Poems by Annie Dillard, Nets by Jen Bervin, and Of Lamb by Matthea Harvey. Please submit the original and the typed version. And for fiction, creative nonfiction, and art, photography, and comics, please interpret this theme how you will, or see if you can do something new and unique with this found poetry method.
We are currently reading submissions for our eighth issue! The theme for the eighth issue is: comics, be it drawn in sequential images or just plain funny. See the Submit tab for details on how to submit. We accept photography, art, comics, creative nonfiction, fiction, flash fiction, experimental work, and poetry.
For the sixth issue of The Magnolia Review, 3 artists submitted 11 pieces of art and photography, 5 creative nonfiction writers submitted 6 creative nonfiction pieces, 40 fiction writers submitted 42 stories, and 52 poets submitted 169 poems.
The delayed issue will be available in October.
We are wrapping up submissions for Issue 6. I hope to have it released by October. Thank you for your patience while I dealt with my personal emergencies this summer.
Issue 7 will be available January 15, 2018. We’ve changed our submission deadline to no longer having a deadline. We will read submissions year round. We will still have two issues a year, available on January 15 and July 15. The optional theme for Issue 7 is fire.
We are accepting submissions for our sixth issue! Deadline is May 15, 2017. The optional theme is: balloons. We are hoping to publish some comics in this issue.
Check out our Submit page for more information.
We are accepting art, photography, comics, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics, and fiction for our fifth issue. This time we are going to have a themed section, and we will accept other pieces that do not fit with the theme.
The theme: Depression. Show us the diagnosis, dealing with depression, overcoming depression, anything to do with depression. Give us artwork, stories with depressed characters, poems with depressed speakers, comics, and so on. Interpret it yourself and show us what you created.
Deadline is November 15. For information on how to submit, check our Submit page. We are interested in comics, so please send them our way!
DSM-IV-TR Mood Disorders
1. Major Depressive Episode and Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder requires two or more major depressive episodes.
Depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure in life activities for at least 2 weeks and at least five of the following symptoms that cause clinically significant impairment in social, work, or other important areas of functioning almost every day
- 1. Depressed mood most of the day.
- 2. Diminished interest or pleasure in all or most activities.
- 3. Significant unintentional weight loss or gain.
- 4. Insomnia or sleeping too much.
- 5. Agitation or psychomotor retardation noticed by others.
- 6. Fatigue or loss of energy.
- 7. Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt.
- 8. Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness.
- 9. Recurrent thoughts of death (APA, 2000, p. 356).