From this point forward, we will only be receiving submissions for the 2017-2018 online issues of Crab Orchard Review. We are still at work on the production of our last two double issues in print and will have them out to contributors and subscribers as soon as we're done. This has been a long process with budget cuts, staffing reductions, and spending rsetrictions along the way, and we appreciate everyone's patience while we work to complete these final print issues.

Any submissions during 2017 will be for the 2017-2018 online issues of Crab Orchard Review and everything should be sent to us through Submittable (no postal or email submissions). Here is our plan:

Issue 1. Student writing issue with adjusted Student Writing Awards

$500 prize in fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry; all submissions are free through Submittable; submission period January 18, 2017 – March 20, 2017 notification of winners and publication queries: May 15, 2017 publication goal: October 2017