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Accepting Submissions for Black River Review thru February 17

Jefferson Community College (JCC) is accepting submissions from alumni, Jefferson students, faculty and staff for the 2017 edition of the Black River Review. The Black River Review is a journal of poetry, prose and fine arts. The deadline for volume XXVII is February 17, 2017.

Submissions should be original work and categorized as one of the following:

A) Poetry: up to 7 poems, not to exceed 50 lines each;

B) Fiction: up to 2 short stories, not to exceed 1500 words each;

C) Non-fiction: up to 2 essays, not to exceed 1500 words each;

D) Art work: in the original medium (for example- black ink or pencil drawing, laser printed computer graphics, b/w photographs, even if printed from color film);

E) Music: melody 16 measures or more in length, digitally printed.

The title of the submission, category of work, author’s name, address, telephone number and a brief biographical note must appear on a separate cover sheet; only the title should appear on the manuscript.

Original written work and musical compositions may be submitted by email to:; mail to: Jefferson Community College, Attention: Brian S. Topping, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or by visiting the English Department, Room 6-202. Original art work may be submitted by mail to: Jefferson Community College, Attention: Lucinda D. Barbour, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or by visiting Room 6-102, Jules Center (Building 6).

For more information, call Brian S. Topping, editor of the Black River Review and assistant professor of English at JCC, 315-786-2331.

Upon publication, complimentary copies of the journal will be available for the public at the Bookstore (Jules Center) and library (John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center). The journal will also be available online after printed publication.