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Literary Review

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Launched only a few years ago, The Literary Review is on its way to establishing itself as a CWC institution — a juried collection of superior poems, stories, fiction, and nonfiction by members of the California Writers Club.

Submissions for 2018 open on September 1, 2017. See guidelines below.

The Bulletin is an electronic newsletter keeping our members informed about branch activities, updates on achievements of the state organization, and messages from our officers. It is published three times a year and sent to each member via email. To read a pdf of the current issue click here or on the image at left, and here for Flipbook format.”

Literary Review

Launched only a few years ago, The Literary Review is on its way to establishing itself as a CWC institution — a juried collection of superior poems, stories, fiction, and nonfiction by members of the California Writers Club.

The Bulletin

The Bulletin is an electronic newsletter keeping our members informed about branch activities, updates on achievements of the state organization, and messages from our officers. It is published three times a year and sent to each member via email. To read a pdf of the current issue click here or on the image at left, and here for Flipbook format.”

MAKE A SPASH — STATE-WIDE!!

Want to increase your visibility? Sell your service? Promote your book? Increase speaker engagements? Pump up your web traffic? Or just send a greeting?

Each issue of The Bulletin — published three times a year — reaches close to 2,000 published and aspiring writers, in 21 branches throughout the state. AND it is published also on the CWC www.calwriters.org website!

Now we are accepting writing-related advertising from businesses, CWC members, and individuals who wish to reach our target market at reasonable prices.

Four tiers of ads are being offered:

All of the above can be paid for by check as described below, or by PayPal (below).

We will make available one and one only full page vertical ad (7″ x 10″) for $200. First come, first served, and for that reason, arrangement for this ad must be made by check and submitted by postal mail and by email as described below. Advertisers whose ads are received by mail too late to qualify will be notified of their option to buy a 5×7 or smaller ad and their checks will be returned.

All ads submitted must be self-edited, print-ready, and will be published as received.  We reserve the right to decline material deemed inappropriate at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

All ads must be emailed as a jpg file to advertisingcwc@gmail.com.

A physical copy of your ad must be enclosed with the postal mailed payment. Please include your return address, email address, and telephone contact number.

Deadline for advertising submissions for the next issue to be published in mid-August 2016 is Friday, July 29, 2016 and for the Winter (mid-November) issue the deadline is Friday, October 28, 2016. Capacity for advertising will be determined by the Editor-in-Chief. In case we receive more ads than can be accommodated, advertisers will be notified of the option to reserve space in the next issue.

Space is limited, and appropriate ads will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. A copy of The Bulletin will be emailed to advertisers upon publication Please include your preferred email address along with your ad submission. questions? Call Bob Isbill at (760) 221-6367.

Checks or money orders for submitted ads must be made payable to CWC Central Treasury and mailed to:

HDCWC
The Bulletin Marketing Department
20258 Hwy 18 STE 430 PMB 281
Apple Valley, CA 92307

CHECKLIST:

  • Please double-check to be sure you have followed directions closely.
  • Design your ad. You can scan it to a jpeg file and send it to advertisingcwc@gmail.com
  • Then place the hard copy of your ad in an envelope addressed to the Marketing Department. It is okay to fold the copy if you need to do so.
  • Enclose your check made payable to CWC Central Treasury or pay by PayPal on calwriters.org. If you paid by PayPal, please state the amount in your envelope.
  • Either way you pay, we MUST have the hard copy mailed to us along with your email address and phone contact, and please confirm the size of your ad.  (Size isn’t indicated on the scanned copy.)
  • Full page ads purchased by mail only.

2" x 3.5" — $35

Size

3″ x 5″ — $60

Size

5″ x 7″ — $90

Size

Literary Review Submission Guidelines

CWC members may submit one or two of their published or unpublished work(s) September 1 thru Nov 30, 2017 for the 2018 issue of the CWC Literary Review. Works meeting the guidelines below and determined by a panel of 3 reading blindly to show a threshold of quality and interest will be selected for this page-limited issue. Minor copy editing may be performed on work nominated for publication.

Proselytizing, libelous material, gratuitous vulgarity or obscenity will not be considered.

Lately we’ve been short on humor. Try for it!

Brief comments and suggestions may accompany pieces not published.

A $10 fee covers one or two pieces submitted by one member.


Read and follow all the guidelines.

This is intended to be literary writing. Polish your work.

Email subject line: Put “CWC Lit-Review” in the subject line of your submission email.

Body of email:

  • Author’s name, email address, and branch affiliation
  • Give submission title(s), its/their word count(s), and genre(s).
  • Include and complete the following statement: “I, (name here) own and convey the right to publish this/these work(s) (title(s) here) for this one-time publication in the CWC Literary Review.”
  • Attach submission(s). If 2 submissions, 2 separate attachments.

Format of submission(s):

  • Pages numbered bottom center in footer
  • No cover sheet
  • Title of the work and genre, 2,500-word limit for fiction (F), memoir (NF-M), and essay (NF-E); 30-line limit for poetry (P) in the header of each page of the work
  • MS Word: doc, or docx format, Times New Roman, 12 point font
  • No page breaks, special leading, or any other unusual text manipulation or spacing,
  • No contact information, branch or name (The intake person will associate the title of the work with your name, email and branch and keep that information until the readers finish.)

Submission content (Nonconforming work will not be considered):

  • A maximum of two submissions per member, same email, separate attachments
  • Prose of 2500 or fewer words: fiction, memoir, essay, or excerpts (if the submission can be seen as a complete story.)
  • Poetry of 30 lines or fewer.

Fee

  • Work will not be considered until the $10 fee is received.

Use the Pay Now button below for a Paypal payment OR pay by check to:

CWC Central Treasury
California Writers Club
Box 201
Danville, CA 94526

Note “Literary Review” on the front bottom left of the envelope

Pay by PayPal


Literary Review



Advertising in the Literary Review

The submission period for advertising in the 2017 Issue California Writers Club Literary Review in now closed.