ZYZZYVA

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Subgenres: 
Representative Authors: 
Rebecca Solnit, Hector Tobar, Rivka Galchen, Ron Carlson, Ruth Madievsky, Lou Mathews, Lori Ostlund, Kaveh Akbar, Fatima Bhutto, Peter Orner, Ann Cummins, Octavio Solis, Glen David Gold, Adrienne Celt, Elizabeth Rosner, Deb Olin Unferth, Matthew Zapruder, Amy Tan, Joshua Mohr, and Matthew Dickman.
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2
Payment: 
Cash
Issues per Year: 
3
Issue Price: 
$14
Subscription Price: 
$42 for 4 issues/$70 for 8/ Student Rate: $30 for 4 issues
Circulation: 
5,000 to 10,000

Editorial Focus

ZYZZYVA is a San Francisco literary journal publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art by the best writers, poets, translators, and artists working on the West Coast—and beyond. Since the magazine’s inception over thirty years ago, each issue offers the thrill of discovering new voices, and the satisfaction of reading new works by award-winning and established authors.

Tips From the Editor

ZYZZYVA now accepts manuscript submissions during two periods: January 1st-May 31st, and September 1st-November 31st.

Contact Information

57 Post Street
Suite 604
San Francisco
CA
94104
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Last updated: Mar 31, 2017