student MUST be enrolled in a master's or PhD program at the time the submission is
only hard copies are accepted
submissions will not be returned
notification of acceptance/rejection will be via email. Please make sure you have a current
email address on EACH PAGE of your submission.
poems limited to 300 words, double spaced, 12 pt. font, 3-5 poems per submission
fiction/non-fiction pieces must not exceed 10 pages, double spaced, 12 pt. font
10 minute plays/scenes should be limited to 11 total pages since the first page will usually
be mostly taken up by character listing/setting description. (If you are submitting a scene
from a full length play, please be sure it can stand on its own.)
an e-mail address must be supplied for the student, as well as the student's advisor's
contact information (to verify student status)
simultaneous submissions are allowed, but we must be notified immediately upon
please wait to hear back from us about a submission before submitting anything else
we will not publish any previously published work, translations, or tv spec scripts for
existing shows, additions/alternate scenes for exisiting shows/movies/plays-- only
payment for works accepted: 2 copies of publication in which the work appears.
RCR gets first publication rights and then rights revert back to the author. However, all
works published by RCR may be archived on our website.
response times: We will shoot for 4-6 weeks, however, please keep in mind that we are
students, too. If you have not heard from us in 12 weeks, feel free to contact us regarding
current submission period/deadline(s): October 31, 2007 is the deadline for our inaugural,
Spring 2008 issue.
submissions must be mailed to the following address:
The Red Clay Review
c/o Jim Elledge, Director, MA in Professional Writing Program
Department of English, Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road, #2701,
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591