Submissions to the DEAD RIVER REVIEW are limited to students, staff, and faculty. We accept submissions in the Spring (Jan 15 – Mar 15) and Fall Semesters (Sept 15 – Nov 15th). Each issue, or “gallery”, will be published on or around May 6th, in honor of the death date of Henry David Thoreau
Submissions will be judged fairly and democratically by the DRR editorial committee. Contributors will be contacted by the end of the semester.
We accept Poetry, Fiction (including Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror), Creative Nonfiction (including Reflective Essays, Montage), Translations (please include original), Short Films, Digital Images, as well as Experimental/Hybrid Forms.
Poets, please submit a maximum of 10 pages, no more than one poem per page. All other genres, please submit a maximum of 20 pages. Translators, please submit both the translation and the original text in a single document no longer than 20 pages; also, please note whether you hold the English rights. Submissions must be in a standard typeface (e.g. Times, Palatino, Garamond, Courier), minimum 12-point type, and double-spaced. You may submit your manuscript in .doc, .docx, .rtf., or .pdf format.
Artists, attach digital images as a .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .tif, .tiff, .bmp, or .tga format with a maximum file size of 5MB; video files must be in .m4v, .mov, .mp4, .wmv, .flv, .asf, .mpeg, .mpg, or .mkv format with a maximum file size of 60MB. Provide 5-20 items. Images (up to 5MB each), Video (up to 250MB each), Audio (up to 30MB each) and Models (Sketchfab). You may also link to media from YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud.