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Our reading period will begin on April 1st.  After that date, click here to submit your work.


Are you a writer or artist that wants to be published and recognized? West Trade Review wants to hear from you! We are looking for original and unpublished works of fiction, poetry, photography, and artwork by both new and established writers/artists. A bio is required with each submission. 


Fiction and Poetry Submissions Guidelines

NOTE: Submissions which do not meet the following guidelines will not be considered.

Manuscripts are read between April 1 and January 1

All submissions must be previously unpublished and must be accompanied by a cover letter. 

Submit up to 5 poems or two prose pieces of up to 5,000 words

-Include aclear title of the work
-MLA format, double-spaced 
-name, address and telephone number should appear on each page of text 
-a short biography (work submitted without a biography will not be considered) 

Entries should be submitted to the appropriate genre category at the following link:

https://westtradereview.submittable.com/submit

Submission deadline for the spring edition is January 1, 2019. 

Although we try to respond to most submissions as quickly as possible, final decisions on some pieces may take a bit longer.  All writers, however, will be notified of acceptance or rejection no later than March 1, 2019. 




Visual Art Submissions

Submissions for original artwork are limited to 5 entries and must be accompanied by a cover letter. Two- and three-dimensional artwork is acceptable, including photography, painting, drawing, prints, sculptures and textiles. 

Each artwork submission should be emailed as a high resolution .jpeg file  (or other high resolution file) and include:

-the artist's name, mailing address, and telephone number
-title of the work 
-medium/format 
-a short biography 


Art submissions must be received by January 1, 2019 to be considered for our spring issue.

Entries should be submitted to the appropriate genre category at the following link:

https://westtradereview.submittable.com/submit

All entries are judged by the editorial board. West Trade Review reserves all publication rights for each issue's design and content, as well as for first North American publishing rights. The journal also retains rights to use works for promotional and publicity pieces in printed or computerized formats. Authors and artists retain their rights for future publication/use.

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