The Ocean State Review is a new annual print publication from the University of Rhode Island English Department.
Editors include Peter Covino (advisory), Mary Cappello (advisory), Ryan Trimm (advisory), Jay Peters (managing), Don Rodrigues (managing), Nicki Toler (senior), Max Winter (senior), Jacob Nelson (associate), and David O'Connell (associate).
Managing Editor Jay Peters writes that "by producing a high-quality publication of contemporary literature, The Ocean State Review provides an annual record of URI's continued engagement with regional, national and international literary communities. Central to this engagement is the journal's affiliation with URI's annual Ocean State Summer Writing Conference."
Readers of The Ocean State Review can expect to find "two hundred eclectic pages by well-established and newly emerging writers and artists." OSR publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, and artwork.
The inaugural issue features works by Tomaz Salamun, Denise Duhamel, Richard Hoffman, Louise DeSalvo, Robin Hemley, Julia Glass, and many others. The second volume will be released in June with plans for the journal to develop the capacity to accept online submissions.
Submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, our currently being accepted until February 15; submission by post only at this time.