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Potomac Review

A journal of fiction, poetry and essays

About Potomac Review: Although we are in the Potomac River basin, we welcome submissions from all over the globe. Order a copy and join the literary conversation.

Contact Information:

Editor: Julie Wakeman-Linn

Montgomery College

51 Mannakee Street

Paul Peck Humanities Institute

Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: (240) 567-4100

Email: potomacrevieweditor[at]montgomerycollege[dot]edu

Website: cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/alt.aspx?id=18937

Submission/Subscription Information:

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, photography

Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: 9/1-5/31 Response time: 3-6 months Payment: copies Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 10073-1989 Founded: 1979 Issues per year: 2 Distributors: Ingram Perodicals Copy price: $10 Sample price (postpaid): $10 Average pages: 150 Subscription (ind/inst) 1 year: $20

Publisher's description: Potomac Review opens windows into the complexity of literature; in each issue, our selections span the spectrum of voice and style. We sample realistic and experimental prose and poetry. Drawing 95% of our content from unsolicited submissions, we publish writers at all stages of their careers. Every issue includes work by emerging and by established writers. The Potomac Review features award-winning writers and has been recognized in the Best American Essays and Best American Nonrequired Reading. Our philosophy welcomes variety, and through it, we create an organic flow of ideas to contribute to the literary conversation.