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Call for Photo Essays

The Journal is currently seeking outstanding photo essays to feature in our online fall and spring issues. To submit, please visit our online submission manager and send a pdf document that includes the images and text in a single file. … Continue reading

Posted on 09.11.14 // Read more

Submissions For The Wheeler Prize Open on Monday!

Submissions open September 1st for the annual OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Prize in Poetry. Online entries only, so please send us those puppies via Submittable. Each year, The Journal selects one full-length manuscript of poetry for publication by The Ohio … Continue reading

Posted on 08.29.14 // Read more


Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from:

Rebecca Bernard
David Ebenbach
Rochelle Hurt
Danez Smith
Sarah Vap

and many more.

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