"Sycamore Review is Purdue University’s internationally acclaimed literary journal, affiliated with Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English. We offer editorial positions to individuals affiliated with Purdue’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program. SR publishes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, as well as interviews, book reviews and art. SR strives to publish the best writing by new and established writers and also to provide an online forum for lively literary discussion."
Prose & Poetry Rejections
Dear —, Thank you for sending us "—." Unfortunately, we do not think the piece is right for us at this time. Best of luck in placing your work. Sincerely, Alex Mouw Editor at Sycamore Review
Dear Writer: We appreciate the opportunity to read your work, but unfortunately this submission was not a right fit for Sycamore Review. Thank you for trying us. Sincerely, The Editors of Sycamore Review
Thank you for sending us "______." We really enjoyed this piece, but we didn't feel it was right for Sycamore Review. We hope that you will continue to send us your work. Sincerely, The Editors of Sycamore Review
Thank you for sending us "________". We appreciate the chance to read it, and your interest in the Sycamore Review. Though we are not able to publish your work, we really enjoyed reading it. We hope you'll consider sending us work in the future. Best of luck in placing your work.
Higher Tier Still
Dear xxx: Thank you for sending us "xxx." Unfortunately this particular piece was not a right fit for Sycamore Review, but we were very impressed by your writing. We hope that you will feel encouraged by this short note and send us something else. When you resubmit, please mention this note in the comments section of your submission. We look forward to reading more. Sincerely, The Editors of Sycamore Review