The Colorado Review was launched in 1956 with a stellar roundup, including Langston Hughes, E. E. Cummings, and Henry Miller. The 200-page journal, whose pieces have appeared in Best American Poetry and other anthologies, publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and book reviews. CR is published three times a year by the Colorado State University.

Poetry Sought

"Is there an engaging opening?... Is the language crisp and sharp? Is there a provocative central problem or issue?... Is the pace suitable?" Submit up to five poems in any style.

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Pays 2 copies
  • Pays with subscription
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Reading fee charged

How to submit to Colorado Review

To get published in Colorado Review:

Send your Submission

Colorado Review accepts submissions through:

More About Colorado Review

"CR does not publish genre fiction, nor do we subscribe to a particular literary philosophy or school of poetry or fiction." Receives approximately 9000 submissions per year. Circulation 1100. "Colorado Review purchases First North American Serial rights and pays $10/page for poetry, with a $30 minimum."

Established 1956.

Similar Publications