The Ocean State Review is a prominent and visible yearly print journal, and includes the work of nationally and internationally recognized writers. We’ve recently published writing by Charles Bernstein, Tomaz Salamun, Nina Cassian, Dacia Maraini, Donald Revell, Patricia Smith, Tim O’Brien, Cole Swensen, Tiphanie Yanique, Robin Hemley, Amina Gautier, Timothy Liu, and others.

The OSR staff reads from September through April, and welcomes unsolicited submissions. For more information about guidelines and the link to our online submissions check our Submissions page.

Vol. 6, No. 1 / Summer 2016

This issue includes poetry by Rosmarie Waldrop, Keith Waldrop, Ron Padgett, Hugh Seidman, Vivian Shipley, Maureen Seaton, Denise Duhamel, Kate Colby, CA Conrad and more. Fiction by Rachel M. Harper, Brian Leung, Susanna Childress and others. Nonfiction by Lia Purpura, Wendy S. Walters, J. Michael Lennon, Jen Hirt, and Karen Craigo. Amazing art by Kara Walker, Megan Craig, and others, as well as an interview with Matthew Vollmer.


For More information about Creative Writing and Scholarship at The University of Rhode Island, please find us here.