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New Ohio Review


Medium: Print


Genres Accepted: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, feature

Established: 2007



Payment: $20 per entry (includes one-year subscription), first and second place prizes of $1,500 and $500 in each genre.


New Ohio Review is a publication of the Creative Writing Program of Ohio University’s English Department


Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio, roughly a 6 hour drive from Calvin. The front cover changes from issue to issue. It is a different color each time, with a different picture. The only thing that appears to remain consistent from issue to issue is “nor” in the upper left corner of cover

Calvin Connection:

Hekman Availability: Not available

Submission Instructions:

Include a brief cover letter.
Poems should be individually typed, either single- or double-spaced, on one side of the page.
Prose should be typed double-spaced on one side and be no longer than thirty pages.
No preferences regarding placement of author name, staples, or paper clips.
Do not include submissions in more than one genre in the same envelope.
Simultaneous submissions are fine as long as you indicate in your cover letter and inform NOR immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Do not accept electronic submissions.
Refer to website for submission deadlines.

Send all submissions and inquiries, with self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
New Ohio River
English Dept.
360 Ellis Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701


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