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
Formats: 
Web, E-publication, Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 12 to Dec 3
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
30-40
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

RipRap offers a humble invitation to talented and aspiring writers of all genres and is open to everyone. Specifically, RipRap publishes creative short fiction and nonfiction, poetry, and art such as photography, illustration and comics.  2018 will be the 40th anniversary edition of RipRap. We would like to encourage submissions that illuminates the current unique social and political climate. As always with all our submissions, we seek out work that is innovative, forward-thinking, and 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
CSULB, Department of English
RipRap Literary Journal
Long Beach
CA
90840-2403
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Last updated: Sep 01, 2017