Yemassee publishes all genres and forms of writing, including poetry, fiction, drama, nonfiction, reviews, and interviews. We publish in the fall and spring, printing three to five stories and twelve to fifteen poems per issue. We tend to solicit reviews, essays, and interviews but welcome unsolicited queries. We do not favor any particular aesthetic or school of writing. Quality of writing is our only concern.
Unfortunately, we could not place your work at this time, but please think of us again in the future. Recent issues have featured many authors who continued submitting work to us until we received something that suited Yemassee.
It always helps to be familiar with the journal, so please consider ordering a subscription or sample copy, or stop by our new website at www.yemasseejournalonline.org to view our issues archive. Upcoming fiction and poetry contests are also listed on the site, including the William Richey Fiction Contest, judged by George Singleton, now open till Nov. 15th, with a $1000 prize.
Thanks again for the chance to read your work. Best of luck with this.
The Editors Yemassee
Thanks for sending us "________." We appreciate the opportunity to read your work. After careful consideration, we have decided to pass. However, we enjoyed your work and encourage you to try us again in the future.
Justin Brouckaert & Chris Koslowski Fiction Editors
Text of Standard Rejection
Thank you for sharing your work with Yemassee and for your patience as we've reviewed. We have given it careful consideration, and we regret that we could not place it at this time. But please think of us again in the future.
Thanks again for the chance to read your work. Best of luck with your writing.
The Editors Yemassee http://www.yemasseejournal.com