• Submissions are open January-March and July-September. 
  • All submissions must arrive electronically as an attachment. Name files in the following format: GENRE_AUTHORLASTNAME_TITLE 
  • We do not accept previously published material. 
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted, however, please let us know if it has been accepted elsewhere. 
  • The average response time is three to six weeks but it can be longer. Feel free to query about submissions after 45 days. 
  • Contributors receive three copies of the issue in which their work appears, plus a one-year subscription. 
  • We do not accept submissions by fax.

SKR is currently seeking work for publication for our blog, SKR Online. 

  • Pieces should be 250-750 words
  • Flash Fiction, Flash CNF, Poetry, Short Essay
  • We welcome short essays on just about any subject but we'd be most interested in pieces that deal with faith, struggle, and writing craft. 
  • If you would like to be a regular contributor to SKR Online please submit your pitch for a monthly or bi-monthly column. 
Ends on March 31, 2019

What we’re looking for–

  • Lines that demonstrate a keen awareness of how lining opens up meaning.
  • Language that demonstrates an understanding that a poem is a thing, and not a reference to a thing.
  • Mastery of syntax and mechanics.
  • While there are no strict length requirements, the poetry editors prefer to read at least three pages of poetry.
Ends on March 31, 2019

What we’re looking for–


  • Descriptive work with a strong narrative feel, well-drawn characters, and engaging story.
  • We’re open to most genres but we don’t tend to accept horror or science fiction unless it’s extremely well done.
  • Overall, we want well-crafted, solid pieces that move us. The best way to know what we like is to pick up a copy of SKR.
  • We will consider pieces up to 5000 words

What we’re looking for–

  • Rich language that supports and embraces the narrative of the piece. Craft the work beautifully so that it draws us in.
  • Topics that engage and challenge the reader. Don’t be afraid to approach difficult subjects; make it personal and relatable.
  • Smart pacing and a strong sense of rhythm in the work. We love to see a sense of story shining through but don’t drag us along or force it; invite us in, and tell it well.
  • We will consider pieces up to 5000 words
  • Art, photography
  • Please submit up to 5 pieces included in a single PDF or ZIP File
  • .jpg or .gif format
  • High-resolution files must be available upon acceptance.
  • Saint Katherine Review accepts reviews of varying lengths: from notes (150 – 500 words) to regular book reviews (500 – 1200 words) to review essays (1200 – 6000 words). Reviewers should consult back issues of Saint Katherine Review for examples. Please query before submitting review essays.

  • Reviewers should consider Saint Katherine Review‘s audience: what contextual information will they need and/or expect? It is often helpful, for example, to discuss where the author or book fits in the contemporary scene and/or in literary history. Helpful, too, are considerations of how the author’s book relates to the author’s other books.

  • Please include citations—including page numbers. We will format your review if accepted.

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