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Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
$40 for 4 issues/$60 for 8/ Student Rate: $30 for 4 issues
1,000 to 2,500
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
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Since 1985, ZYZZYVA has reliably published the finest new and emerging names in contemporary literature. We’ve published prose works by Sherman Alexie, Ron Carlson, Wanda Coleman, Raymond Carver, Aimee Bender, Po Bronson, Haruki Murakami, Dagoberto Gilb, Michelle Latiolais, and Daniel Handler; poetry from Kay Ryan, Matthew Dickman, Adrienne Rich, Matthew Zapruder, Czeslaw Milosz, W.S. Di Piero, Dean Rader, and Francisco X. Alarcon; and we’ve featured work from such artists as Ed Ruscha, Sandow Birk, Laurie Anderson, Richard Misrach, Richard Diebenkorn, and Wayne Thiebaud.

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 

Editorial Focus

ZYZZYVA publishes the finest prose, poetry, and visual art produced by established and emerging writers and artists on the West Coast and beyond.

Tips From the Editor

ZYZZYVA now accepts manuscript submissions during two periods: January-May, and August-November.

Contact Information

57 Post Street
Suite 604
San Francisco, CA 94104

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Last updated: June 11, 2014

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