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We are now accepting submissions for the 2017-2018 edition. Submission deadline is November 15, 2017.

Submit Fiction HERE

Submit Nonfiction HERE

Submit Poetry HERE

The Gordian Review is an annual online publication operated by graduate students for graduate students in an effort to present the world a sneak peek of the next generation of writers.

As a branch of Texas Review Press, The Gordian Review combines almost forty years of experience with the fresh ideas of the new generation.

It is our mission to collect and present the best samples of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from our peers at universities around the country.

Our 2017/2018 Editors

  • Editor in Chief: Elizabeth Evans
  • Poetry Editor: Savanah Burns
  • Fiction Editor: Elizabeth Evans
  • Non-Fiction Editor: Laura Brackin

Our 2016/2017 Editors

  • Editor in Chief: Julian Kindred
  • Poetry Editor: Mike Hilbig
  • Fiction Editor: Elizabeth Evans
  • Nonfiction Editor: Timothy Bardin

Our 2015/2016 Editors

  • Editor in Chief: Alec Brewster
  • Poetry Editor: Mike Hilbig
  • Fiction Editor: Julian Kindred
  • Nonfiction Editor: Timothy Bardin
  • Assistant Editor: Keely Disman