NO FEE Submission call + interview – Noctua Review, DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2019

Trish Hopkinson

Noctua Review is the annual art and literary magazine produced by the Southern Connecticut State University MFA program. It was the brain child of Graduate Student (now Professor) Lois Lake Church and launched its inaugural issue in 2008. They don’t have a theme this year; instead, they are asking for writers to send their best fiction, poetry, or art.

In 2016 they published one of my found poems “Sonnet Zero” and sent me a beautiful copy in print.

I wondered how and why this lit mag came to be, so I asked previous Editor in Chief Natalie Schriefer and she kindly replied. See my interview with Schriefer and submission guidelines below.


HOPKINSON: How/why was Noctua Review originally started?

SCHRIEFER: Noctua started back in 2008 as a publishing opportunity for students enrolled in Southern’s MFA program. Starting with 2012, though, the journal opened to submissions to the general public…

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