Submissions for the Spring 2019 issue are closed. Submissions for the San Joaquin Review Online and (559) JOU-RNAL will open up again in the Fall 2019 semester. For more information, contact


Submission Guidelines

  • Poetry: no more than 3 poems per submission

  • Flash Fiction: no more than 750 words per submission

  • Fiction: 5,000 words maximum

  • Creative Non-Fiction: 5,000 words maximum

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