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New Ohio Review

For those interested in having their work considered for the print editions of NOR (and/or future online ventures), submission periods are September 15th to December 15th and January 15th to April 15th.

We accept poetry, nonfiction, and fiction.

Our annual contests run from January 15th to April 15th. Contest entries have a $22 reading fee with an included one-year subscription. 

Please see expanded guidelines on our Submittable page.

About the Journal

New Ohio Review is a national literary journal produced by Ohio University’s Creative Writing Program. Now in its fifteenth year, NOR has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant and support from the Ohio Arts Council. Work from its pages consistently appears in the Best American series and the annual Pushcart anthology.

Since June 2018, has been the place for exclusive, original online projects, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audio, and video.

Our print issues appear in the fall and spring. 

If you need to contact us, we can be reached at