Nostos: Poetry, Fiction and Art

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Sharon Olds, B. H. Fairchild, Louise Glück, Robert Hass, Jane Hirshfield, Rebecca Foust, James Tipton, Javier Zamora, and others.
Reading Period: 
Dec 15 to Apr 1
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Between 1 and 5
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Usually $15.95
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

The literary journal Nostos, containing poetry, short fiction, and art usually focused on a theme, is published by Longship Press. Our current submission period for the 9th edition of Nostos is December 15 to April 1, 2023. The theme of the issue is "losing nature/sustaining nature." Please check the guidelines via our website, Due to a backlog of book projects, we are unable to accept unsolicited manuscripts for chapbooks or collections.

Tips From the Editor

Be sure to read and consider the Guidelines for Submission for Nostos. Direct questions regarding submission periods or themes to the Editor.

Contact Information

Lawrence Tjernell, Managing Editor
Longship Press
1122 4th Street
San Rafael
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Last updated: Aug 24, 2023