The Northridge Review is a literary & arts journal of the present, produced by students at California State University, Northridge and featuring work of CSUN (students, staff, and alumni) writers and artists alongside work from the greater Los Angeles area. Submissions from beyond this local community will be returned unread.

Founded in 1962, The Northridge Review invites submissions of prose, poetry, drama, art, and hybrid texts from across disciplines that test the boundaries of form, content, and genre by exploring the current literary and cultural climate in thoughtful and challenging ways. 

All work is considered anonymously, so please remove any identifying information from your manuscript.

The Northridge Review is a literary & arts journal of the present, produced by students in the creative writing program at California State University, Northridge, and celebrating work of CSUN (students, staff, and alumni) writers and artists alongside work from the greater Los Angeles area. Submissions from beyond this local community will be returned unread.

For art, please submit a .pdf or .jpeg of 1-5 works of visual artwork or photography. Subsequent submissions will be disregarded.

All submissions are considered anonymously, so please remove any identifying information from your work. Please also include a cover letter with that include the with title(s), your name and contact info. 

In addition, tell us a little about yourself and your interest in The Northridge Review and connection to CSUN. If applicable, please also use your CSUN email in all correspondence with us.

The Northridge Review is a literary & arts journal of the present, produced by students in the creative writing program at California State University, Northridge, and celebrating work of CSUN (students, staff, and alumni) writers and artists alongside work from the greater Los Angeles area. Submissions from beyond this local community will be returned unread.

For playwrights, please submit one script, not to exceed 5,000 words. Subsequent submissions will be disregarded. Submit your work as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf, using standard fonts, and remove all author identifying information from your manuscript. 

In addition, tell us a little about yourself and your interest in The Northridge Review and connection to CSUN. If applicable, please also use your CSUN email in all correspondence with us.


The Northridge Review is a literary & arts journal of the present, produced by students in the creative writing program at California State University, Northridge, and celebrating work of CSUN (students, staff, and alumni) writers and artists alongside work from the greater Los Angeles area. Submissions from beyond this local community will be returned unread.

For poetry, please submit up to five poems. Subsequent submissions will be disregarded.

Submit your work as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf, using standard fonts, and remove all author identifying information from your manuscript. Please include a cover letter with title(s), your name and contact info. 

In addition, tell us a little about yourself and your interest in The Northridge Review and connection to CSUN. If applicable, please also use your CSUN email in all correspondence with us.

The Northridge Review is a literary & arts journal of the present, produced by students in the creative writing program at California State University, Northridge, and celebrating work of CSUN (students, staff, and alumni) writers and artists alongside work from the greater Los Angeles area. Submissions from beyond this local community will be returned unread.

For prose, please submit one longer prose piece (fiction, nonfiction, hybrid; 5000 word maximum), or one to three short prose pieces (under 1000 words each). Subsequent submissions will be disregarded.

Submit your work as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf, using standard fonts, and remove all author identifying information from your manuscript. Please include a cover letter with title(s), your name and contact info. 

In addition, tell us a little about yourself and your interest in The Northridge Review and connection to CSUN. If applicable, please also use your CSUN email in all correspondence with us.

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