McNeese Review Issue 61 (2024) will soon be available! Back issues and 2-Year, 3-Year, & 5-Year Subscriptions are available for purchase.

McNeese Review

McNeese Review submissions for volume 61, 2024, are now closed. Submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for volume 62, 2025, print issue will open from June 1st-August 31st, 2024. 

Boudin

Boudin April 2024 issue, open until March 15th (PET ISSUE)

Celebrate your pet and submit to our animal rescue fundraiser/prize issue! Submit your pet-related fiction, poetry, and CNF of any length, and $5 minimum donation, via Submittable.   

The contest portion of this issue will be judged by Ken Foster. All reading for the prize issue will be blind and the top ten submissions will be published. The first-place winner will receive $50 and be placed first in the issue.  

The ten contest winners will be published alongside exciting new work by writers Steve Almond, Tim Bass, Randall Brown, Alexa Doran, Len Kuntz, Meg Pokrass, Nicole Monaghan, Tiff Holland, and Dawn Sperber, and art by Digby Beaumont.  

Each contributor to this issue will be given a dedication page to preface their work, in which they can provide images/words of acknowledgment for their past/present pet(s). 

$5 submission fee (except for the $50 prize, all proceeds will benefit the Do Good Dog Rescue and Hobo Hotel Cat Rescue

Boudin May 2024 issue, open until April 25th (GENERAL SUBMISSIONS)

Submit your fiction, poetry, and CNF of any subject and length vwatson1@mcneese.edu. Include your name and which month’s issue you are submitting to in the subject line, and include a bio in the body of your email. No fee.

General Guidelines

Please note that we do not accept multiple submissions from the same writer within a reading period. Multiple submissions will be rejected immediately unless our editors have specifically requested that the writer submit again.

No material published in Boudin may be reprinted or reproduced, in whole or in part, without the permission of the authors. We ask for ourselves only that Boudin be credited with first publication. Unfortunately, we are not a paying market; contributors to Boudin will receive our thanks and the promise that we’ll promote your work.

We encourage you to simultaneously submit your work while it’s under consideration at Boudin. If your submission is accepted by another publication, please email vwatson1@mcneese.edu to withdraw your work.

Please only submit original work. If your work borrows from or quotes another writer, please make explicit mention of this with your submission, giving full attribution to any material you’re using from another source.

In all genres, we are particularly interested in seeing work from women, people of color, LGBTQ writers, non-binary writers, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.

We look forward to seeing your work!


OVERALL NOTES:

Please note that we do not accept multiple submissions from the same writer within a reading period. Multiple submissions will be rejected immediately unless our editors have specifically requested that the writer submit again.

No material published in The McNeese Review or in Boudin may be reprinted or reproduced, in whole or in part, without the permission of the authors. We ask for ourselves only that The McNeese Review be credited with first publication. All print contributors receive one contributor copy. We are pleased to also offer a $50 honorarium to print contributors within the U.S. Contributors outside of the U.S. will receive two additional author copies in lieu of the honorarium. 

Contributors to Boudin will receive our thanks and the promise that we'll promote your work far and wide.

We encourage you to simultaneously submit your work while it's under consideration. If your submission is accepted by another publication, please withdraw it from Submittable. If you would like to withdraw a single poem or piece of flash fiction but keep the others under consideration, please email us at mreview [at] mcneese [dot] edu.

Please only submit original work. If your work borrows from or quotes another writer, please make explicit mention of this with your submission, giving full attribution to any material you're using from another source.

We look forward to seeing your work!

$5.00

Boudin April 2024 issue, open until March 15th (PET ISSUE)

Celebrate your pet and submit to our animal rescue fundraiser/prize issue! Submit your pet-related fiction, poetry, and CNF of any length, and $5 minimum donation, via Submittable.  

The contest portion of this issue will be judged by Ken Foster. All reading for the prize issue will be blind and the top ten submissions will be published. The first-place winner will receive $50 and be placed first in the issue.  

The ten contest winners will be published alongside exciting new work by writers Steve Almond, Tim Bass, Randall Brown, Alexa Doran, Len Kuntz, Meg Pokrass, Nicole Monaghan, Tiff Holland, and Dawn Sperber, and art by Digby Beaumont.  

Each contributor to this issue will be given a dedication page to preface their work, in which they can provide images/words of acknowledgment for their past/present pet(s). 

 $5 submission fee (all proceeds will benefit the Do Good Dog Rescue and Hobo Hotel Cat Rescue

Our current issue, #60 (2023) is available for purchase for $15. (U.S. Shipping only.)

$7.50

Back issues of McNeese Review are available for purchase for $7.50. (U.S. Shipping only.)

Contributors to Issue 61 (2024) may purchase additional copies of the issue here for $8.

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