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DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2022. We welcome interviews with Native American writers of North Carolina and literary criticism on their work for the 2023 special feature section, guest edited by Kirstin L. Squint.
Fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction must be submitted through our competitions, NOT in this category. Those submission categories will be available for submission when each reading period is open. For more information, see NCLR's full submission guidelines.
Submissions on a neglected, forgotten, or overlooked writer will be considered for NCLR's John Ehle Prize, sponsored by Press 53.
Submissions on a new writer will be considered for NCLR's new Randall Kenan Prize, sponsored by the Creative Writing program at UNC Chapel Hill.
Please consult the Author Style Sheet before submitting to this category.
Email queries and/or proposals (not required) to Guest Editor Kirstin Squint: SquintK19@ecu.edu.
You are welcome to submit on topics we have already covered in past issues. We consider interviews, literary criticism, and one-act plays for our Flashbacks section. (poetry, fiction, and any form of creative nonfiction must be submitted through our competitions. For more information, see NCLR's full submission guidelines.)
Please consult the author style sheet before submitting your manuscript.
Email queries regarding such submissions to the Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always interested in interviews with North Carolina writers and literary criticism that introduces a new NC writer or that reintroduces a forgotten NC writer. One-act plays (by a NC playwright or set in NC) may also be submitted in this category. (Creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry must be submitted through our competitions. For more information, see NCLR's full submission guidelines.)
Submissions accepted for publication may be eligble for the John Ehle Prize or the Randall Kenan Prize. Find information about these honors in our submission guidelines.