Please read our complete submissions guidelines before submitting. 

Categories are active (i.e, genre/section submission categories are visible) during the submission period.


We welcome interviews, essays, and literary criticism for the 2019 special feature section. For our posted call for submissions for this issue, go to:

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.

Please consult the Author Style Sheet before submitting to this category.

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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. (Creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry 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

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.) 

Before submitting, consult the Author Style Sheet.

Email queries to the Editor.