Submissions are limited to women and nonbinary writers and artists. 

Thank you for your interest in West Trestle Review

We are currently reading for our November issue. 

Poems and stories submitted to Fairlies will have been written by a woman of color or nonbinary writer of color and published at least one year ago in a print-only publication. Please send up to five poems or two stories (fewer than 3,000 words each) in one document. In the cover letter, please include the title of each submission, the name of the journal where it was published, and the year of publication. 

We look forward to reading your work!

WTR staff

Dear artist, 

Thank you for considering West Trestle Review as a home for your visual art. Women and non-binary artists are welcome to submit up to five low-res images as JPEG attachments. Tell us about your process in the cover letter. If your work is chosen, we will request high-res images. We aim to respond within three months. If you haven't heard back from us in 90 days feel free to give us a nudge via Submittable. 

Finally, by submitting your work here, you agree to be added to our email list. Our newsletters are short and occasional. 

Dear writer, 


Use this form if you'd like to receive detailed feedback on one or more of your stories. The journal will receive $4.71, and the remainder will go to Submittable. 

Thank you for considering West Trestle Review as a home for your work! We are open to fiction from around the globe, as long as it's written in English by women or non-binary writers. Please send us up to three stories of no more than 3,000 words each in a standard 12-point type, such as Times New Roman, attached here in a single document. 

We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know immediately, through Submittable's messaging system, if your work is accepted by another publication. We do our best to respond within three months. If you haven't heard from us by then, feel free to send a friendly note through Submittable. 

We hope to one day be able to pay our contributors, but that time has not yet arrived. We do nominate for various prizes. We also promote our contributors' work via social media. 

Please do tell your friends about WTR and post your submission on Duotrope. 

Finally, by submitting your work here, you agree to be added to our email list. Our newsletters are short and occasional. 

$3.00
$3.00

Dear writer, 

Thank you for considering West Trestle Review as a home for your work. We are currently reading for our September issue. 

We are open to fiction from around the globe, as long as it's written in English by women or non-binary writers. Please send us up to three stories of no more than 3,000 words each, written in standard 12-point type, such as Times New Roman, double-spaced, attached here in a single document. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know immediately, through Submittable's messaging system, if your work is accepted by another publication. We do our best to respond within three months. If you haven't heard from us by then, feel free to send a friendly note through Submittable. 

We hope to one day be able to pay our contributors, but that time has not yet arrived. We do nominate for various prizes. We also promote our contributors' work via social media. 

Please do tell your friends about WTR and post your submission on Duotrope. 

Finally, by submitting your work here, you agree to be added to our email list. Our newsletters are short and occasional. 

Dear poet, 

Use this form if you'd like to receive detailed feedback on one or more of your poems. The journal will receive $4.71, and the remainder will go to Submittable.   

We are currently reading for our September issue. 

Thank you for considering West Trestle Review as a home for your work. We are open to work from around the globe, as long as it's written in English by women or non-binary poets. Please send us up to five of your best poems attached here in a single document. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know immediately, through Submittable's messaging system, if your work is accepted elsewhere. We hope to be able to pay our contributors one day, but that day has not yet arrived. 

Meanwhile, we do nominate our contributors for various prizes, and we also promote our contributors' work via social media. 

We aim to respond to work within three months. If you've not heard from us after 90 days, feel free to give us a nudge via Submittable. Please wait to submit again until you've heard from us. 

Free poetry submissions will be available through June 15. 

Finally, by submitting your work here, you agree to be added to our email list. Our newsletters are short and occasional. 

$3.00
$3.00

Dear poet, 

Thank you for considering West Trestle Review as a home for your work. We are currently reading for our September issue. 

We are open to work from around the globe, as long as it's written in English by a woman or nonbinary writer. Please send us five of your best poems attached here in a single document, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. 

We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know immediately through Submittable's messaging system if your work is accepted by another publication. We hope to one day be able to pay our contributors, but that time has not yet arrived. We do nominate our contributors for Best of the Net, Best New Poets, and Pushcart. We also promote our contributors' work via social media. 

Finally, by submitting your work here, you agree to be added to our email list. Our newsletters are short and occasional. 

West Trestle Review