Great Lakes Review accepts submissions of short fictions set in or about the Great Lakes region (or written by writers living in the Great Lakes region).

LENGTH: We accept submissions of previously unpublished fiction between 1,000 and 3,000 words. The shorter the better. Tell the story as quickly and as fully as possible. 

SIMULTANEOUS & MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS: We accept simultaneous submissions, but ask to be informed immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Do not send multiple submissions--please wait for our response before sending another.

RIGHTS: We purchase first North American serial rights and non-exclusive electronic rights for our website. All other rights are retained by the author.

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