Our friends over at the Pine Hills Review want your work for the special theme of “F*ck 2020”! They are looking for poems, short stories, essays, hybrid work, and art created in reaction to, or as a result of coping with, the many effects and after-effects of 2020, “the dumpster fire year that just won’t burn out.”

Pine Hills Review Call for Work 2021 F_ck 2020

Pine Hills Review is having its second themed feature, which will be edited by the students in English 254: Online Journal Editing & Publishing at The College of Saint Rose.

We’re looking for poems, short stories, essays, hybrid work, and art inspired by F*ck 2020—work created in reaction to, or as a result of coping with, the many effects and after-effects of 2020, the dumpster fire year that just won’t burn out. This includes but is not limited to the following: politics, the presidential election, you-know-who; the environment, the fires in California and Australia, global warming; Black Lives Matter; COVID-19, illness, loss, and how the pandemic has affected our lives; economic anxiety, businesses, jobs; remote learning, parenting, intimacy.

All tones and styles welcome. We especially encourage female and nonbinary writers, as well as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ writers, to submit their work.

Send your work to pinehillsreview@gmail.com, subject “2020 submission [name].” Please see full submissions guidelines at pinehillsreview.com/submit.

Deadline: March 16, 2021
Feature will be published April 20, 2021