Flatbush Review

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
As a startup, we began with word of mouth and the reach of new media. Both editors have been teaching at the City University of New York for over a decade, and see our influence inflected by the work of our colleagues at the university—as diverse a constituency as can be imagined—as well as by our students themselves, some of whom have published with us. We are interested in writers from Borges to Lafcadio Hearn to Esmeralda Santiago, Ariel Dorfman to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to you, threading a diaspora of difference.
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Aug 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
So far, a majority of writers we've published have been first-time writers, in keeping with our editorial mission.
No payment
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Subscription Price: 
None (we are solely online at this point, but hope to move to print in the near future)
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

Please see our complete editorial statement here: http://www.flatbushreview.com/editorial-.... We welcome all arts and approaches, and strive to be as inclusive and diverse in our approaches as the words linked through our namesake avenue in Brooklyn, although we are not limited to that physical landscape. It's a Coney Island of the mind, after all.

Tips From the Editor

See our editorial focus, and look over our online issues at flabushreview.com. We're open to anything, not bounded by the literal geography of Brooklyn but by the conceptual complexity represented by its internal artery, Flatbush Avenue. Each issue has a kind of theme, always loosely and imaginatively interpreted, or ignored altogether (although it might inform our decision-making on a particular issue, and we will always consider all submissions for future issues). The point is to be as searching and challenging, reflective and reaching as possible, connecting worlds, geographies, topographies of the mind, spirit, and body as widely as we can, with that O'Haraean grace to live as variously as possible. We want to open dialogues, not foreclose possibilities.

Contact Information

Eben Wood, Co-Editor
Flatbush Review
341 E. 19th St. Apt. 5D
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Last updated: Dec 10, 2019