New Lit on the Block :: Southern California Review
Southern California Review, formerly known as the Southern California Anthology, is the literary journal of the Master of Professional Writing program at the University of Southern California. It has been publishing fiction and poetry since 1982 and now also accepts submissions of creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays. Printed every October and April with original cover artwork, every issue contains new, emerging, and established authors.
Unsolicited manuscripts are read year-round; response time for submissions is three to six months. Sim/subs accepted. No queries required.
The inagural issue – Volume 1 Number 1, Spring 2008 – was released late April under Editor-in-Chief Annlee Ellingson, and features:
Cover art by Amber Arseneau
Fiction by Gary Fincke, Judith Freeman, and Michael Buckley
Poetry by Richard Foerster, Bonnie Louise Barrett, Susanna Rich, Jennifer Jean, Daniel Polikoff, Moira Mageson, and Paul Brancato
Nonfiction by Christopher Buckley
Stageplay by Lee Wochner
An Interview with Nathan Englander
And prize-winners in One-Act Play – Kristna Sisco Romero, and Poetry – Elisabeth Murawski, CB Follett, Leonard Kress.
SCR is also holding a fiction contest, deadline August 31, 2008, and a poetry contest, deadline December 31, 2008.