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Submission Guidelines

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Submissions are accepted between September 1st and April 1st. Submissions received April - August will be returned unread.

We try to respond to submissions within four months.

No electronic submissions.

Send poetry and prose separately.

Submissions are limited to four poems, one story, or one essay per submission.

We cannot respond to submissions unless they are accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

SASEs are for response only; manuscripts will not be returned.

Manuscripts must be typed or produced on a letter-quality printer; clean photocopies are acceptable.

Simultaneous submissions O.K.

By submitting your work to CLR, you indicate your consent for us to publish that work in our print journal and on this website.

Please inform us if your submitted work is accepted elsewhere.

Send submissions to:

Clackamas Literary Review
19600 S. Molalla Avenue
Oregon City, OR 97045

Remember that if you'd like a response to your submission, you'll need to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Manuscripts will not be returned.

TIP: To make it easier for our editors to get in touch with you should we want to publish your work, consider including a current phone number or email address with your submission!

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