The Seattle Review

Genres Accepted: fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Medium: Print (2/year)

Established: 1977

Circulation: 1,000

Tagline:Semiannual literary magazine; the only print journal wholly committed to the publication of longer works of poetry, novellas, and lyric essays.


About: The Seattle Review has a strong local presence—each issue includes an interview with a Northwest writer—but also publishes from across the country. It is also interested in exploring the craft of writing.

The Seattle Review holds an annual poetry and fiction contest with $500 prize in each category.

Analysis: Quoted in Writer’s Market 2009: “Beginners do well in our magazine if they send clean, well-written manuscripts. We’ve published a lot of ‘first stories’ from all over the country and take pleasure in discovery.”

Sample submissions are not available to read online.

Calvin Connection:

Hekman Availability: Not available

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