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Submissions Guidelines

Calls for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

1. Do you accept simultaneous submissions?

Does a bear shit in the woods?

2. To whom should I send my submissions?

Good news! We're now using the very convenient Submishmash. Click to Submit to White Whale Review.

Submit your submission as a .doc, .rtf, of .pdf attachment. Include a brief bio of not more than 200 words.

3. Does White Whale Review remunerate for my labors?

When we get paid for doing this, so will you.

We’re doing this for the glory, for the great

white whale out there, not for the money, folks.

4. Deadlines? What about deadlines?

We do not believe in these things called

“deadlines.” We support rolling submissions.

5. Is there a word limit for submissions?

Technically, no. We like short and sweet

or long and epic poems. Randi likes flash

through novella. (Actually, no. She doesn't want

to have to code a novella, unless it's fabulous.)

And Amos likes whatever length you throw at

him. Be verbose. Be succinct. At worst be good

at any length.

6. Is it permissible to submit something that has been published elsewhere?

Emphatically, not. We’re greedy.

7. What is the average response time?

Anywhere on the order of nanoseconds to

glacial cycles.

8. What the hell does that mean?

We try to respond within 4-8 weeks. However,

if we like you a lot – and we mean A LOT – we

have been known to respond on the same day a

submission was received. We have also been

known to contradict ourselves.

9. For how long will my work be published with the White Whale Review?

Your work – if accepted – will appear on the

White Whale Review’s website as long as one of

the two crew members piloting this shipwreck

is still alive to maintain the website.

10. Can I submit via snail mail?

Yes, but why would you want to?

11. Really, can I?

Please submit all snail mail to:

White Whale Review
4219 Botanical Ave. Apt. 1E
St. Louis, MO 63110

The Hooker Street address has been sadly, so sadly retired.

12. Excuse me, but, did you say Hooker St.?

Why yes, yes we did. We have to pay the bills


13. Did you at least steal the street sign?

Do bears shit in the woods?