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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Fiction by George Singleton, Karen Brown, Michael Kardos, Rebecca Makkai, Hugh Sheehy. Nonfiction by Joelle Fraser, Dinty W. Moore, Lia Purpura. Poetry by Marianne Boruch, Kevin Ducey, Carolina Ebeid, Sarah Gridley, Bob Hicok, Terrance Hayes, Kerri Webster, Amaud Jamaul Johnson. Work from recent issues has been selected for reprint in several anthologies, including the Pushcart Prize, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, Best New Poets, and Best American Experimental Writing. Our contributors have won Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the O. Henry Prize, and Guggenheim and NEA fellowships.
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
$10 current issue; $7 back issue
Subscription Price: 
$20 for one year; $35 for two years; $50 for three years
2,500 to 5,000

Editorial Focus

Crazyhorse has been publishing the best established & emerging writers for over 50 years.

General submissions accepted from Sept. 1 to May 31. For guidelines, visit our site.

From Jan. 1 to Jan. 31, we hold the Crazyhorse Prizes. Make your entry online. The winning story, poem, & essay receive $2K & publication.

From July 1 to July 31, we accept entries for Crazyshorts! our annual short-short fiction contest. Submit 1-3 short shorts of up to 500 words each online. Winner receives $1K & publication. 3 runners-up will be announced.

Tips From the Editor

Please read our past issues to gain a sense of what we publish.

Contact Information

Jonathan Bohr Heinen, Managing Editor
66 George St.
Department of English
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017