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.
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.
Check out our newest issue, Volume 3, Issue 1. Click here: the-magnolia-review-volume-3-issue-1-january-2017
Contributors: Arthur Davis, Bibhu Padhi, Cathy Whittaker, Charlene Langfur, Devon Balwit, Doug Bolling, Frances Howard-Snyder, Guinotte Wise, Harindh Kaur, Holly Day, J.P. Sheridan, Jared Pearce, JC Reilly, John McKernan, Julia D. McGuinness, Kirie Pedersen, KR Rosman, Lisa Stice, Lynn White, Marie-Andree Auclair, Marjorie Bloom, Richard Weaver, S.F. Wright, Samantha Chasse, Sarah Bigham, Simon Perchik, Steven Allan Porter, Zebulon Huset, Tommy Dean, and Todd Mercer
Check out the winner of the first The Magnolia Review Ink Award!
The deadline is approaching!
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!