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Sheepshead Review publishes both a Spring and Fall issue each featuring both written and visual arts.

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Rising Phoenix Contest: Blast from th...

Between spring 2007 and spring 2008, Sheepshead Review went through a couple of changes: color was introduced to the whole journal and two more categories were added to the contest. Here are the covers from the Spring 2007 issue (left) and the Spring 2008 issue (right). The Spring 2007 Visual Arts winner(s) was a team effort. The […]

Rising Phoenix Contest: The Beginning

During the year the historic social networking site Facebook launched, Sheepshead Review decided to shake things up and launch the first-ever Rising Phoenix Contest! Now unlike the categories today, there were only two back in 2004. Sheepshead Review had a winner for Visual Arts and a combined category for Poetry and Prose. The winner for Visual Arts […]

Spring 2015 Submission Deadline!

Hi all! For those of you in college, I hope your break went well. And for those who are not in college, I hope your holiday get-togethers went swimmingly.  Sheepshead Review is now open for your submissions. The official categories are as follows: Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry and Visual Arts. However because this is our Spring […]

Highlights from the Launch Party

I hope everyone who attended had fun at our Fall 2014 launch party. Here are a couple of pictures from it and there will be audio (hopefully) from the staff that I will publish from the party as well sometime over the next couple of months. Good luck with finals if you’re a college student […]

The Fall 2014 Edition is Here!

Sheepshead Review’s Fall 2014 edition has finally arrived! You can pick one up at our booth in the Union this week or you can grab one at our launch party tonight from 4-6 in Common Grounds Cafe.

Packers Contest: Official Details

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Sheepshead Review Fanfiction Contest:...

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.


Don’t forget about our launch party December 8th in the Common Grounds from 4-6!  There will be some goodies for you to enjoy along with the chance to hear some of our published writers read their pieces. We hope to see you there!

Happy Thanksgiving!

The staff of Sheepshead Review would love to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Also, we would love to invite you to our launch party on Dec. 8th from 4-6 in the Common Grounds Coffee Shop to celebrate our new fall issue! We hope to see you there!

Throwback Thursday!

The edits are in and now all we have to do wait for our Fall 2014 issue of Sheepshead Review to be printed! Here’s a look at a previous fall issue in honor of our upcoming finished journal.   Inside this issue, a poem by Nick Reilly