DASH Literary Journal

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Mar 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
1
Issue Price: 
$10
Subscription: 
Yes, please!
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Editorial Focus: 

First published in 2008, DASH publishes poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, micro literary criticism, hybrid texts, and artwork by authors and artists of all levels of experience, from first-time submitters through well-published creators.

While the works themselves cover a diverse range of topics, themes, and styles, successful DASH submissions are brief, concentrated expressions of creativity, with an emphasis on brevity.

Tips From the Editor: 

We like quirky, evocative, impactful pieces that challenge us. Brevity is the soul of wit; we want you quick and dirty.

Contact Information
Stephen Westbrook, Associate Professor
CSUF Department of English & Comparative Literature
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton,
California
92831

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Last updated: March 14, 2014

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