Grey Sparrow Journal

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Seasoned and emerging voices welcome; Natasha Trethewey, Simon Perchik, Hugh Fox, Robert Bly, Maxine Kumin, Thomas Smith, Kate Smith, Ron Singer, Marie Williams, Rae Armantrout
Web, E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Approximately 50
Issues per Year: 
Biannual as of 2016
Greater than 10,000

Editorial Focus

Grey Sparrow offers a "National Treasure" series in poetry and features a Pulitzer Prize writer for most issues and/or a national treasure from a country outside the United States. Emerging and established voices are welcome. Published poets write about global issues that haunt us all. Book manuscripts are published sporadically.  The Sparrow's companion journal, Snow Jewel, is published sporadically in print and includes outstanding writing offered at the Sparrow.

Tips From the Editor

Ah Tips: Please submit poetry, flash fiction, fine art, and photography. Review the ezine before submitting work. The Sparrow's Journal has a large online following with over 1,000,000 cumulative visitors since inception. All Grey Sparrow Journal and book manuscripts should be forwarded to:

Contact Information

Diane Smith, Founder and Principal Editor
4120 N. Camino de Carrillo
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Last updated: Mar 24, 2021