Crab Creek Review

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"Founded by Linda Clifton in 1983, Crab Creek Review is proud of its twenty-five year history and is devoted to introducing you to the best writing from the Northwest and beyond."

Poetry rejections


As writers ourselves, we understand the considerable undertaking involved in preparing a submission. Please know we read your work with great care but found it just wasn't a good fit for Crab Creek Review at this time. We wish you great success placing your work elsewhere. Thanks for letting us consider your work.

All best,

~ The Editors

[list of editor names]

Dear [author],

Thank you for sending your poems to CCR.

Best regards,

[name of editor]

~ Editors

Crab Creek Review


Dear [author]

While your poems were not accepted for publication, we would like you to know that our staff considered your poems carefully, and we encourage you to send more work during our next submission period in the spring. In the meantime, we wish you the best of luck in publishing the work you submitted to us.

Thanks so much for submitting to Crab Creek Review. We appreciate your sending it for our consideration, and look forward to reading more in the future.

Warm Regards,

Martha Silano, Crab Creek Review