Submission Guidelines

To submit works for possible publication in this year’s issue of The Raven, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Works must be emailed as attachments to or shared with
  2. All submissions must adhere to the following requirements:
    1. Use Times New Roman or Arial font, 11 or 12 point.
    2. At the top of the first page, include your first and last name.
  3. Works from ALL genres are welcome, but…
    1. Make sure all fiction and essays are paragraphed appropriately.
    2. Make sure all drama is formatted according to some prescribed set of play formatting guidelines.
    3. Make sure poetry looks like poetry—composed in lines and stanzas.
    4. Works with obscene words and/or images may be censored.
  4. The word limit for each work is set at 3000 words.
  5. Submitted works must be the author’s original work.
  6. Please submit each long work as an individual document. Shorter works such as poems can be submitted together on one document.