Submission Guidelines

Why don't so many people read or adhere to magazine submission guidelines? This is the eternal mystery for me. As a magazine poetry editor, I have published a set of submission guidelines that I expect people to follow when submitting. I don't think it's too much to ask. When you're a writer submitting to a …

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Magazine Submission Rules

I'm the poetry editor for Ray's Road Review and I've been a professional poet for about 25 years. Over time, you learn -- or should learn -- various magazine submission rules, but lately some of the people submitting to RRR have been so boneheaded, I thought I'd mention a few here. First, read the submission …

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What a Writer Shouldn’t Do

I get a steady number of submissions in my job as poetry editor for Ray's Road Review, and I'm glad. It makes life interesting. (I just wish more of them were of higher quality, but oh well....) Most people follow the posted submission guidelines, but every now and then you get a submission from some …

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New Issue of Ray’s Road Review Is Out!

The new Winter 2013 issue of Ray’s Road Review is out! We’ve got some great fiction, nonfiction & poetry, as well as photography. Please check it out at http://raysroadreview.com. The new poets (since I’m the poetry editor) include Mark Jackley, Ivan Jenson, Jnana Hodson, Robert Demaree, BZ Niditch & Holly Day. Please read & submit!

New Issue of Ray’s Road Review Is Out!

The new Fall 2012 issue of Ray's Road Review is out! We've got some great fiction, nonfiction & poetry, as well as photography. Please check it out at http://raysroadreview.com. The new poets (since I'm the poetry editor) include Tony Gloeggler, Cooper Sy, Michael Estabrook, Stephen Mead, Michael Flanagan & Brad G. Garber. Please read & submit!

New Issue of Rays Road Review is Out

Hey there! The new Summer 2012 issue of Ray's Road Review is out. You can find it at: http://raysroadreview.com/. We've got some good fiction, poetry, nonfiction & photography to check out. As the poetry editor, I've got to give shout outs to poets Jessica Tyner, DA Spruzen, Tim Suermondt, & Amanda Rachelle Warren. Please read & …

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