RipRap Journal

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Juan Felipe Herrera, Helena Maria Viramontes, Gerald Locklin, Cheryl Strayed, Emily Rapp, Victoria Chang, Douglas Kearney, Suzanne Lummis, Charles Harper Webb, Lisa Glatt, Bill Mohr, Patty Seyburn, Stephen Cooper, Rafael Zepeda, Suzanne Greenberg
Web, E-publication, Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 6 to Dec 2
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

RipRap highlights new & emerging writers from across the country as well as enlightening interviews of award winning, published writers who are featured in the CSULB English Department’s Visiting Writers Series. The journal offers a humble invitation to talented & aspiring writers of all genres & is open to everyone. Specifically, RipRap publishes short fiction, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry & art. The journal is especially interested in work that is innovative, forward-thinking, & as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.

Tips From the Editor

All submissions are read blind by our editing staff and editorial panels. Your submission may not include any identifying information. Any submissions that contain personal information that reveals the identity of the author will not be considered for publication.

Contact Information

Evan Williams and Rebecca Komathy, Editors-in-Chief
Department of English
Long Beach
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Last updated: Jul 16, 2017