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Each spring, the best submission in each category is chosen by an outside judge and featured in the journals.


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Our Deadline Has Been Extended!

Our new deadline is February 22nd!  Please send us your Visual Arts, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Rising Phoenix is always in need of submissions, so UWGB students please send us Flash Prose, Novel 1st Chapter, Visual Arts, and Poetry. We really encourage our UWGB writers to send more Flash Prose for the Rising Phoenix Contest. as submissions are lacking. Flash […]

Rising Phoenix Now: 2012-14

We have finally reached the most recent issues with the Rising Phoenix Contest. These issues also mark a change in what what put on the cover. As said in the previous post, we decided to not put the Visual Arts winner on the cover, instead we allowed our Layout Editors to have creative control. What […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Once again the most hated or the most loved day has arrived. For those who are stuck hours and miles away from their loved one, this day can drag on. So in order to make those passing minutes fly by and satisfy feelings of an absence, here are a couple of books that may help. […]

We’re on YouTube!

Thanks to our awesome Social Media Editor Katelyn Staaben we, Sheepshead Review, now have a YouTube channel which you can access here. Have a great day, The Shepherd

Our Deadline is Approaching Fast!

Don’t forget to send in your piece(s) for the Spring 2015 issue of Sheepshead Review! The deadline is February 15, 2015 You can submit here and find out more information here as well. Wishing all of you luck, The Shepherd

Rising Phoenix Contest: 2009-2011

These three issues mark the three final times the Visual Arts winner’s piece was put on the cover of Sheepshead Review. (The 2010 cover doesn’t show whole photo) The judge for the 2009 Visual Arts category, Joe Heller, said “The use of wood (organic) as juxtaposed to the metallic/plastic square adds to the movement from a […]

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 […]