Raleigh Review

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Raleigh Review is a nonprofit magazine of poetry, short fiction, and art that offers accessible works of experience that are both emotionally and intellectually complex. At Raleigh Review we believe that great literature inspires empathy by allowing us to see the world through the eyes of our neighbors, whether across the street or across the globe. Our mission is to foster the creation and availability of accessible yet provocative contemporary literature through our biannual magazine as well as through workshops, readings, and other community events.


Submissions are open January-March for the Fall issue (closed April-May-June) 

and July-October for the Spring issue (closed November-December).

  • January - March we are open to Short Fiction, Flash Fiction & Poetry
  • July - October we are open to Poetry
  • October 1 - October 31 we are open to Short Fiction
  • December 10 - December 25 fee free waiver applications based on financial hardship are considered.


Submissions for our Laux/Millar RR Poetry Prize will be open January 1 - June 1.

Submissions for our Flash Fiction Prize will be open July 1 - October 31.

Submissions for our Multi-Genre Geri Digiorno Prize will be open July 1 - October 31.

Thanks for your interest in Raleigh Review. We look forward to reading your work.

Raleigh Review