• Concho River Review is a biannual literary journal that accepts submissions year-round. We pride ourselves on publishing some of the finest short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors.
  • CRR accepts only original work that has not been published previously.
  • All submissions must include a cover letter. Part of the cover letter should be a brief biographical note of 1-3 sentences that we can use on the contributor's page of our journal should we publish your work.
  • Microsoft Word® documents are preferred, but PDFs are allowed if necessary.
  • Simultaneous submissions are allowed; however, we must be notified as soon as possible if a submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • With the exception of book reviews, submissions by authors who are currently employed by Angelo State University will not be published.
  • Copyright is assigned by the author to the journal. Permission to reprint should be requested by the author.
  • If you are inquiring about book reviews, please contact the book review editor, R. Mark Jackson at roger.jackson@angelo.edu.


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  • CRR welcomes fiction on all subjects although we tend to publish traditional stories with a strong sense of conflict, finely drawn characters, and crisp dialogue.
  • Length of manuscripts should be 1,500–5,000 words.
  • Please submit only one manuscript at a time.
  • Response time is two to six months.
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  • CRR welcomes submissions of creatively told personal narratives and innovative approaches to the essay form.
  • We also consider thoughtful, researched articles; especially those that explore areas that are part of our southwestern landscape and heritage.
  • We reveiw manuscripts of all lengths, up to 6,000 words.
  • Please submit only one manuscript at a time.
  • Response time is two to six months.
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  • CRR welcomes original poetry submissions from all poets, established or emerging.
  • Length and form are open, but shorter poems (one page or less) are preferred.
  • Please send three to five poems at a time.
  • Response time is one to three months.