RHINO is a high-quality, perfect-bound annual journal with online content including poems, event updates, and monthly e-zine RHINO Reviews. We invite traditional or experimental work reflecting passion, originality, artistic conviction, and a love affair with language. We encourage emerging and established writers throughout the US and around the world. Submissions are read by multiple editors with various tastes; we are “eclectic” in the best sense of the word. Founders' Prize submissions Sep. 1 - Oct. 15 ($15 fee) + considered for publication.
Tips From the Editor
Online submissions strongly preferred. We consider: Poetry (up to 5 poems or 5 pages); Translations of poetry; Flash fiction (500 words max). We do not consider: Work that has been previously published on any website or in any print publication; unsolicited reviews or interviews. General submissions April 15 - Aug. 31. Founders' Prize submissions Sept. 1 - Oct. 15 (w reading fee) + all entries considered for publication. All submissions considered for our Editors' Prize. We're an active contributor to the Chicago literary scene and coordinate several Chicago-area readings and workshops a year; we'd love to see you!