Avatar Review

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Reading Period: 
Oct 15 to Feb 15
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
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Editorial Focus

Avatar Review publishes poetry, short fiction, essays, visual art and prose poems. It looks first for the finely crafted piece and believe in Pound’s dictum, “Fundamental accuracy of statement is the sole morality of writing.” It is open to all forms, but has a bias toward clear, concise, understandable work that communicates, surprises or disturbs. Writing that bears witness to the world we live in.

Tips From the Editor

* Short works (under 1500 words for prose and 100 lines for poetry) stand a better chance of acceptance. * We welcome reviews and interviews. * Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as acknowledged as such by the author. * Previously published work accepted on occasion–although we prefer unpublished material. Author must supply appropriate credit. * Send no more than three to five poems or two pieces of fiction per submission. * All submissions are to be cut-and-pasted into the body of the e-mail. Upon acceptance, we may request a Word document to verify formatting. * For artwork, send attachments in jpg or gif format. * The editorial preference is not to accept artists, writers, or poets for successive issues.

Contact Information

David Ayers, Editor
4974 Gunners Ct NE
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Last updated: Jul 11, 2022