Ends on March 31, 2019

$3.00 USD

  • 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 We do not publish literary criticism, scholarly articles or reportage. 
  • Only original, previously unpublished work will be considered.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.