Think Journal Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Yurick, editor / Think Journal
contact email: 



Think Journal is a quarterly review of poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, and essays. 

Cover letter and brief biography preferred.  Please include your email address and mailing address.  Response time is two to three months.  Pays one contributor copy.  No previously published work; no simultaneous submissions.  Acquires one time rights, rights revert to author upon publication.


Electronic submissions:

Please include the following in the body of an email: Name, mailing address and email address, a brief biography and submission.  No attachments will be accepted.


Print submissions can be sent to:

Think Journal

Christine Yurick, Editor

P.O. Box 454

Downingtown PA 19335



Submit three to five poems, no restrictions on length.  Submissions of long poems are encouraged.


Define what exactly you are looking for in a poem

Inclined to publish formal work, i.e., work that exhibits knowledge of the traditional characteristics of poetic craft, including but not limited to, form, meter, rhyme, and other poetic techniques.  Clarity of voice is key.  The most important traits that will be considered are form, structure, clarity, content, imagination and style. 


Short stories

Submitone or two stories, 2,000-3,000 words. Craft and content are important.  There should be some discernible conflict and resolution, well defined characters, depth, meaning to what is happening, something beyond a scene or a moment in time, a structured plot and the portrayal of some type of value.


Novel excerpts

Please query first.  Will consider excerpts in 3,000 + words. 



Submit one or two essays, under 2,500 words on any topic; especially interested in topics whose focus is literature and/or literary criticism.  Please query.


Art work

Black and white only.  Please mail a query letter first with samples. 



Regular subscriptions can be purchased for $20.00 a year (four issues).  A single issue is $7.00, a sample issue, or back issue, is $6.00.  (International please add $3.00 for a single issue, $10.00 for a subscription.)  Make checks payable to: Christine Yurick or purchase online via PayPal.