Weber—The Contemporary West

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Online, Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Weber invites submissions in the genres of personal narrative, critical commentary, fiction, creative nonffiction, and poetry that offer insight into the environment and culture (both broadly defined) of the contemporary western United States.

Tips From the Editor

  • To expedite review, authors should enclose two copies of each manuscript and/or send it as an online submission to
  • Weber does not consider nor reprint previously published work, but is willing to consider simultaneous submissions if they are identified as such.
  • Essays, fiction, and creative nonfiction should not exceed 4,000 words, and poets should submit a cluster of three to five poems for consideration.
  • Manuscripts without self-addressed stamped envelopes cannot be returned.

Contact Information

Michael Wutz, Editor
1395 Edvalson Street, Department 1405
Weber State University
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Last updated: Feb 22, 2024