thirty-something senior at Cameron University who lives in Lawton
with her husband, twin sons, cat, and dog. She dreams of coming
up with something brilliant and original so that some day people will
pay her to travel the world and give one hour lectures.
is majoring in English with a concentration on creative writing.She
leads a life of danger and intrigue, lurking in shadows,
brooding, and fighting ne'er-do-wells with her bare hands...
when she isn't writing research papers for class.
Burford is a senior in Professional Writing
at Cameron University, currently at work on her memoir.
Hensley, MFA, is Assistant
Professor of English and
Director of Creative Writing at Cameron University. She recently won
Southwest Literary Award for her short story "Landfall."
John G. Morris is Professor of
English at Cameron University and teaches courses in American
literature. The author of a chapbook of poetry entitled Learning to
Love the Music (Rose Rock
Press, 1999), has published poems in Westview,
the Wisconsin Review, the Oklahoma English Journal, Upriver,
and Cooweescoowee. His recent poem, "As I Stand Over
of Stricken Man at the Beginning of Autumn With a Forties Tune in My
Head, I Think of a Dead Poet from Ohio," won the long, unrhymed poetry
contest sponsored by the Oklahoma Writer's Federation, Inc. In
addition, his poems have appeared in Hidden Oak and the Chariton
Review, and Poetry Motel.
John Hodgson is Associate
Professor of English at Cameron University where he teaches courses in
British Literature and Creative Writing.
Review is an electronic literary magazine published
through the Department of English at Cameron University in Lawton,
Oklahoma. The editorial board consists of English and Professional
Writing undergraduates, as well as faculty advisors from the
Departments of English and Foreign Languages & Journalism.
The goal of our
publication is to provide a forum for exceptional
fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction in a dynamic, appealing, and
accessible environment. The magazine's only agenda is to promote the
pleasures and edification derived from high-quality literature.
Review is a continuous publication, now in its ninth year.
We publish two issues online each year, Spring and Fall. Although we
accept submissions at any time, our general deadlines are as follows:
have your work considered for the Spring issue: February 1
have your work considered for the Fall issue: September 15
All works must be submitted electronically to The Oklahoma Review.
Submissions are welcome from any serious writer working in English. We
will neither consider nor return submissions sent in hard copy, even if
return postage is included.
Writers may submit the following:
many as three (3) prose pieces of 30 pages or less.
many as five (5) poems or translations of any length.
many as three (3) nonfiction prose pieces of 30 pages or less.
should be sent as e-mail attachments in either .doc or .rtf format. If
an attachment is impossible, writers may submit their work in the body
of their e-mail messages, noting specific format criteria when
sending multiple submissions (e.g. five poems), please include all the
work in a single file rather than five separate files.
should also provide a cover paragraph with a short biography in the
body of their e-mail.
submissions are acceptable. Please indicate in your cover letter if
your work is under consideration elsewhere.
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