Thanks for your interest in River River, literary journal from the heart of the Hudson Valley. We want to read your poems, stories, and creative nonfiction! Send us your best, previously unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know if another publication beats us to your work. Please submit just once per reading period per genre. 

Our submissions reading period for the fall issue is open from June 1 to July 31 and for the spring issue from November 15 to January 15.

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Send us photographs, previously unpublished (on your online portfolio is fine) high resolution .jpg, .tiff, or .png files.
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Please submit fiction under 5,000 words. Our limit for flash pieces is 3 per submission. Upload these in a single file (.doc, .docx, .pdf). If one or more of your flashes (not the whole set) is accepted elsewhere, please write us a note here on Submittable.    
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Please submit no more than 5 poems per reading period, and upload all poems in a single file (.doc, .docx, .pdf). If one or more of your poems (not the whole set) is accepted elsewhere, please write us a note here on Submittable.    
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Please submit creative nonfiction under 5,000 words. Upload in one of these file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf.    
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See the guidelines for the genre in which your translation falls. Please include the original language version and proof that you have secured the rights to publish a translation.