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Packers Contest: Official Details

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Sheepshead Review Fanfiction Contest: New Deadline

We have decided to extend our deadline to December 14, 2014 for submissions for the Sheepshead Review Fanfiction Packers Contest. Below is our poster (please disregard the deadline listed on it) with information for where to send your stories.

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Interview with Luke Konkol

Our Fall 2014 issue will be coming out soon filled to the brim with intriguing and entertaining pieces. One of the published writers is our very own Luke Konkol and he was lucky enough to have two pieces accepted! I’m

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A Review of ‘Genius’

Poetry has never been my forte. I’ve written a few poems over the years but none notable enough to be published in anything grander than my high school conference literary magazine. I’m a creative writing major, so you would think

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Let The Bugle Blow for Bo! Sheepshead Review Now Reading Submissions!

Dust off your typing fingers and let the words fly, Sheepshead Review is now reading submissions for the new issue! The reading period for Fall 2014 takes place between August 1st and late-October/early-November, so now is the perfect time to

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Cliché: What, Why Not, and How

You know what cliché is, right? It’s a turn of phrase repeated so many times it pulls the curious trick of having less meaning than the simple descriptor it replaced.  On a more inclusive note, cliché can be be found

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Submission Touch Ups

So, you submitted to a couple lit mags and didn’t get in.  Your friends are telling you it’s almost there, but it needs a couple revisions; or you just aren’t sure your piece is quite up to snuff.  It happens. 

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Meet the Staff: Fiction

So you submitted a flash fiction piece in January and haven’t heard back about it yet. Who are the people taking so long to accept your masterpiece? For the first time ever we’re showing you their faces. Introducing the Spring

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Understanding The Submission Process

Greetings from within the stony Sheepshead Review lair. One of our favorite things to do as a staff is explore all of the different personalities we find in our stack of submissions. We make charts and brownies, and then we

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