Submit one piece, up to 2,500 words, or up to three essays double-spaced. 12pt standard font. Submit as a SINGLE attachment/file (.doc; .docx; .rtf; .pdf).
We accept personal essays, lyric essays, literary journalism/ creative nonfiction, memoir, or hybrid prose. We do not publish literary criticism, scholarly articles or reportage.
Only original, previously unpublished work will be considered. One submission per reading period.
We judge blind. No identifying information on submitted work.
Include a cover letter in the provided space in the Submittable form (not in the document). Include your mailing address, email and phone number, a brief bio, and titles of the pieces you are submitting.
Simultaneous submissions are okay if noted in your cover letter. Notify us immediately if work is accepted elsewhere by adding a note to your Submittable account.
Please do not query submission status. Response time is 8-12 weeks.
Revisions can be made after acceptance; do not withdraw and resubmit work due to revision concerns.
If you have been published by Rain on Rooftops Review, please wait one year before resubmitting.