Penmen Review

The Penmen Review is Southern New Hampshire University’s online journal for creative writers, featuring resource articles, spotlight interviews and writing in all genres, selected by our editorial board from submitted work.

The Penmen Review accepts submissions 12 times a year and new submission cycles begin on the first day of each month. Simultaneous submissions are accepted and writers retain all rights to their work. There are no submission fees for writers for submissions nor are fees paid. Meet The Penmen Review editorial board.

A typewriter with a blank sheet of paper.During the month of October, enter an original short story to Southern New Hampshire University’s 2019 Fall Fiction Contest for the chance to win up to $3,000 in scholarships. The top five finalists will be recognized with writing-themed packages and have their stories featured in The Penmen Review. Review the submission guidelines for more information.

Read the 2018 winning entries:

First place: “David’s Cookies” by Mary Wroten
Second place: “Little Wonders” by Christine Alexander
Third place: “Knots and Chains” by Catherine Pontoriero

Visit the Southern New Hampshire University website for more information on undergraduategraduate and MFA online degrees in creative writing.