Prairie Schooner

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Martha Collins, Kevin Simmonds, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Lee Martin, Patricia Smith, Adrian Matejka, Natalie Diaz, Ama Cadjoe, Marilyn Chin, Marilyn Hacker, Meena Alexander, Alicia Ostriker, Ellen Bass, John Kinsella, Karen An-Huwei Lee, Ladan Osman, dg okpik, Myronn Hardy, Heather Sellers, Marvin Bell, Venus Khoury-Ghata, Tsitsi Jaji, Sigrid Nunez, Denise Duhamel, LeAnne Howe, Kobus Moolman, Roxane Gay, Achy Obejas, Sharon Olds
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to May 1
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: 
$32 annual
2,500 to 5,000

Editorial Focus

After 95 years of continuous publication, Prairie Schooner still seeks new work from established, mid-career, and beginning prose writers and poets. At once international and regional, the Schooner is varied in sensibility, consistent in offering compelling literature.

Tips From the Editor

Read the journal to get a sense of what we publish—you might be surprised! Send us your best work and write with passion.

Contact Information

Siwar Masannat, Managing Editor
110 Andrews Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
P.O. Box 880334
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Last updated: Mar 21, 2024