The Sierra Nevada Review is an annual literary magazine published in May featuring poetry, short fiction, and literary nonfiction. Editors read manuscripts from September until mid-February. Response time may vary between several weeks and several months.

We publish writing that leans toward the unconventional, surprising, and risky. We appreciate experiments in form and content, and prefer works whose meanings deepen on repeated readings.

Please upload no more than five poems or five pages of poetry, whichever comes first. Fiction, literary nonfiction, or hybrid works should not exceed 4,000 words. Please send only one submission per reading period. Additional submissions will not be considered.

Contributors receive two complimentary copies. Writers retain all rights.

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Ends on 12/1/2015

Each year the Sierra Nevada Review solicits current SNC students for their best cover artwork. If you would like a chance at having your work viewed by readers around the world, enter our annual cover art contest! There is no limit on the number of images you submit.


Open to current SNC students
Size - 5.5" x 8.5" at 300dpi
Format - JPEG or TIFF format, uncompressed.
Deadline – December 1st, 2015