Pattern Recognition

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Matthew Licht, Frank Diamond, D. D. Thomas, Liz Colville, Tom Larsen, M.K. Punky, Bill Ectric, Tom Sheehan, Denver Butson, Chelsea Burden, R. H. Crawford, Dennis Hyer, Gordon Lindholm, Bill Harvey, Steven Lewis, R. W. Watkins, Robin Tilley, Dan Raphael, Michele McDannold, Anthony Robinson, Jessica Tremblay, D. S. Maolalai, Catherine Zickgraf, Mateusz Duczmal, and several others.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3 to 5
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
1 to 2
Issue Price: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Pattern Recognition publishes well-written short fiction, non-fiction, poetry and comics. Experimentation is always welcome.

Tips From the Editor

We are particularly interested in compositions conceived from an ‘alternative’ Gen-X perspective. Just imagine that the North America of 1989 through 1995 never ended, the Spice Girls and the Internet never happened, and Justine Bieber was never even born. Copies of Pattern Recognition Nos 1 through 5 are available from

Contact Information

Jacqueline Jones, Co-editor
P. O. Box 111
Moreton's Harbour
A0G 3H0
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Last updated: Oct 06, 2022