Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Dogwood has published poets such as Elton Glaser, Allison Joseph, Virgil Suarez, and Joshua Mehigan, and fiction writers such as Eric Gabriel Lehman, Nalini Jones, Tom Hazuka, and Gina Ochsner.
Digital, Print
Reading Period: 
Jul 1 to Sep 5
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Subscription Price: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Now in its twentieth year, Dogwood seeks work that connects directly with readers. Judges for the competition have included former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, and Oprah book club author A. Manette Ansay. Work from Dogwood has been selected for The Pushcart Prize Anthology and has been featured on Verse Daily. Incarcerated writers may submit via our mailing address; the entry fee will be waived. 

Tips From the Editor

We have published many first-time authors. Please remember to follow the guidelines for online submissions and content guidelines.

Contact Information

Sonya Huber, Editor
Fairfield University
1073 N. Benson Road
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Last updated: Jun 05, 2023