Fifth Wednesday Journal

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Jeffery Renard Allen, Allison Joseph, Michael Anania, Stephen Dixon, Edith Pearlman, Stuart Dybek, Joan Murray, James Ballowe, Marge Piercy, Ed Roberson, Joanne Diaz, Haki Madhubuti, Edie Meidav, Achy Obejas, Sterling D. Plumpp, Lynn Sharon Schwartz, Kevin Stein, Anna Leahy, James McManus, Ana Castillo, Adam Scheffler, Hedy Habra, Richard Jones, Christine Sneed, Lore Segal, Lon Otto
Web, Print
Reading Period: 
May 15 to Jul 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Subscription Price: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

FWJ publishes established and emerging writers. FWJ is an independent not-for-profit literary magazine based in Lisle, Illinois. Now in its tenth year, FWJ publishes interesting and challenging literature for a diverse reading public across the country. Work in FWJ is often recognized in O Henry Prize, Pushcart Prize, Best American Stories, and others. Our 20th issue in spring 2017 will feature many of our past guest editors and feature writers. Visit our website for more information on this milestone issue.

Tips From the Editor

Please READ AND FOLLOW our guidelines. Please send ALL manuscripts via our online submissions manager. Please EDIT your work carefully before sending. Please DO NOT withdraw and resubmit the same work within one cycle. Please DO NOT send previously published work. Thank you.

Contact Information

Vern Miller, Publisher
P. O. Box 4033
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017