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Penn's premier literary magazine

Founded in 1966, The Penn Review is the oldest continuously published literary magazine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Devoted to the literary and visual arts, we publish original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual artwork, and feature an innovative blend of emerging and established voices in our biannual publication.  Our list of contributors include authors and artists from across the United States and around the globe.

We're currently ranked as one of the 25 Fastest Fiction & Poetry Markets in Duotrope's database, as well as one of the most personable for our responses to fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

To submit your work, please see our submission guidelines

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