General Submissions Period: October 1st-January 15th (all submissions will be considered for print and/or online publication) 

Robert Bone Memorial Contest Submissions Period (for full-time UTD students only): November 1st-January 15th

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For over two decades, Reunion: The Dallas Review has been dedicated to finding and publishing exceptional examples of short fiction, drama, visual art, poetry, translation work, non-fiction, and interviews. You may remember Reunion by its former name, Sojourn. We have a new look and a new name, but our mission remains cultivating the arts community in Dallas, Texas, and promoting the work of talented writers and artists both locally and across the globe.

We look forward to reading your work. To keep our readers and editors happy, please read and follow general and genre guidelines.

General Formatting Guidelines:

  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman
  • Do not include your name anywhere on the submission document.  
  • Plays and screenplays should be formatted to industry standards
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • Include a biographical statement of no more than 50 words as part of your cover letter.
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only; and Tiff files for artwork.

Submissions that do not adhere to our guidelines may not be considered for publication. 

Please expect to hear a response from us sometime between February and April.

Genre: Creative Non-Fiction

  • You may submit one story, up to 5,000 words.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere. 
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only.

Genre: Drama

  • You may submit one play or screenplay, up to 5,000 words.
  • Plays and screenplays should be formatted to industry standards.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere.
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only.
  • You may submit one story, up to 5,000 words.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere.
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only.

Genre: Poetry

  • Please submit up to 5 poems. 
  • Longer poems will be considered, but shorter poems are desirable. 
  • Please submit poems in one document.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere. If you are only withdrawing one piece and not your entire submission, please email us at reunion.editor@gmail.com to let us know which piece(s) to take out of consideration. 
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only.

Genre: Translations

  • Please obtain all necessary permissions prior to submitting your piece.
  • Up to five translated poems or up 3,000 words of prose.
  • It can be an actual translation and/or a scholarly essay on translation. 
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere. If you are only withdrawing one piece and not your entire submission, please email us at reunion.editor@gmail.com to let us know which piece(s) to take out of consideration. 
  • We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only.

Genre: Visual Arts

  • Please submit your files in high-resolution TIFF format of between 5-8 mbs, 300 DPI.
  • At least 3 distinct images, including drawing, digital, other 2-dimensional formats, and photography.
  • A brief cover letter is appreciated.
  • All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, online portfolios, or magazines.
  • Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification should your work be accepted elsewhere. If you are only withdrawing one piece and not your entire submission, please email us at reunion.editor@gmail.com to let us know which piece(s) to take out of consideration. 
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