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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Aaron Shurin, David Vann, Faith Adiele, Joseph Celizic, Stephen Elliott, R Zamora Linmark, Kate Moses, Elizabeth Robinson, Robyn Carter
Formats: 
Web, E-publication, Audio
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

Switchback publishes fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, interviews, literary reviews and displays visual art.

Tips From the Editor

Switchback accept pieces that have not been previously published. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, although please inform us if you have sent your piece elsewhere. Shorter pieces are preferred. Submissions should be sent in Microsoft Word format (preferred) or an RTF format. Art submissions should be in jpeg or gif format. We will accept three poems per writer, or one fiction or nonfiction submission per writer. Do not include your name on the piece itself.

Contact Information

Jordan Serviss, Editor in Chief
University of San Francisco
MFA in Writing Program
San Francisco
CA
94117
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017