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River Walk Journal

Publisher: Elizabeth Ross

Established: 2004

Frequency: bimonthly

Accepts Email Submissions: Yes

Website URL:

Description: A literary journal that offers concrete feedback with possiblity of later publication instead of flat refusals.

Editor(s): Elizabeth Ross, Patti Kurtz, Joseph Koch, Mark Hopkins, DK Wilson

Masthead URL: Click here for the masthead webpage.


Phone: 724-864-2807

Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: 641 Chestnut St.

Irwin, PA 15642


Rights: 60 days exclusive electronic rights. Indefinite electronic archive. Ability to negotiate terms for subsequent print publication in anthology. All other rights remain with author.

Needs: Short fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry. Highly descriptive works with believable plots and characters. Poetry that describes more than simply states.

Length: Fiction - 8000 words
Creative Non-Fiction - 8000 words
Poetry - one page per item, three items per submission

Art/Photo Needs: Open-minded. Query before submitting. Nothing clearly offensive to any large groups of people (i.e., nothing like the cross in piss from years ago).

Payment: Short bio, email and/or website links.

How to Submit: In-line text to, with subject stating

Response Time: Barring technical difficulties, approx. 2-4 weeks. If no response by that time, contact Publisher.

Tips for Writers: Send your best work. If we feel it is a solid work, but not something we want to include in our own publication, we may suggest alternative markets. If you get a refusal for any reason other than inappropriate subject matter, take advantage of the editing group. We will work with writers through re-writes, and re-consider an item afterwards.

Sample Copies/Subscription Information: This is a free publication existing only on the website.

This listing was lated updated on Mar-11-2004.

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