Submissions are now closed for Volume 8

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Please submit only unpublished work; blogs are okay.
Electronic submissions are not accepted.

All Submissions

  • Each $10 submission fee permits up to 3 submissions per category.
  • For each submission, provide a separate cover sheet detailing your full name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. List the title of each work being submitted and its appropriate category; include the year the work was completed, and if artwork, include the medium and dimensions.
  • Due to volunteer staffing limitations, we are unable to return submissions.
  • West Marin Review features only unpublished work—please notify the editor if your submission has been selected by another journal or publisher.
  • Submissions will be reviewed by a committee of West Marin writers, editors, poets, and artists. Members of the Review’s steering committee and review boards may not submit their own work.
  • Compensation for accepted works includes two copies of the publication and recognition on the WMR website.

Prose (fiction and nonfiction) or Poetry Submissions:

  1. Submit work on 8½ x 11 inches loose pages (not stapled or bound together). Number each page; do not show your name or address on the submission pages. Use 12-point type in Times New Roman or Courier, with 1½ line spacing.
  2. 3,500 words maximum for each prose piece submitted. Indicate word count on each submission.
  3. Poems may not exceed 25 lines.

Visual Art Submissions:

  1. Submit artwork as a good quality color print copy (do not send original work, as submissions cannot be returned). Note the work title and indicate “top” or “bottom” on the back.

Note: Art selected for publication will require artist to provide a hi-resolution scan, 300 dpi, sized no less than 8½ x 11 inches .

Musical Compositions/Lyrics Submissions:

  1. Composition may be submitted as a single 8½ x 11 inches page, high quality resolution to ensure legibility of written composition. Length of submission should not exceed four pages.

Submission Fee:

$10.00 per category (prose, poetry, art, music) includes up to 3 submissions per category.
Include a check with your submissions; check should be made out to West Marin Review.

Mail to:
West Marin Review
Post Office Box 1302
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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