Cimarron Review is a quarterly literary magazine.

Cimarron Review


Cimarron Review Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

205 Morrill Hall
English Dept.
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater OK 74078

Submitting Your Work to Cimarron Review

Before submitting to Cimarron Review

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Cimarron Review by reading a sample issue before submitting.


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From the Cimarron Review guidelines:

We accept submissions year-round in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art. All work must be accompanied by an SASE. Please include a cover letter with your submission.

Please send 3-6 poems or one piece of fiction or nonfiction. Address all work to the appropriate editor (fiction, poetry, nonfiction)

We do not publish theme issues. We are interested in any strong writing of a literary variety, but are especially partial to fiction in the modern realist tradition and poetry that engages the reader through a distinctive voice—be it lyric, narrative, etc. When submitting fiction, please do not include a summary of your story in the cover letter. Allow the work to stand on its own. We accept creative nonfiction in traditional and experimental styles. We are interested in creative nonfiction essays on any topic that will engage a general reader. At this time we are not accepting book reviews, literary criticism, scholarly articles, or straight reportage.

Submission Guidelines Details for Cimarron Review

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Toni Graham, Fiction Editor; Lisa Lewis and Alfred Corn, Poetry Editors; Jon Billman, Nonfiction Editor


Accepts: Essay, literary, poetry

Simultaneous Submissions: Yes

Reprints: No

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