The deadline for the 2016 Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, 2016 Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction and the 2016 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize to midnight October 15, 2016.

THANK YOU for purchasing THE BEST OF CUTTHROAT,  The Print Editions featuring works by Joy Harjo, Rita Dove, Carolyn Forché, Wendell Berry, Sandra Cisneros, Alice Anderson, LeAnne Howe, Marilyn Nelson, Marilyn Kallet, Richard Jackson, TR Hummer, Luis Alberto Urrea, Doug Anderson, Rebecca Seiferle, Martin Espada, Alfred Corn, Rick DeMarinis, Naomi Shihab Nye, Patricia Smith, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Matt Mendez, Keith Flynn, Marvin Bell, Naomi Benaron, Carmen Calatayud, Patricia Spears Jones, Pam L. Houston,Karen Brennan, B.j. Buckley, Meg Pokrass, Michael Martone, Bryce Milligan, Aurelie Sheehan, Dan Vera, Jasminne Mendez, Jacob Shores-Argüello, Adie Smith, Danielle Bainbridge and more.  This anthology is 272 pages and collects the best of ten years of
We are reserving several pages in our online Truth To Power for teen writers.  These writings may be poetry or prose, memories, paragraphs, family histories, personal experiences that address racism, homophobia, xenophobia, sexism, the assault on the natural world, or greed.  We welcome young voices to our magazine. 
Thank you for submitting your story to Cutthroat, A Journal of The Arts.  We will get back
to you with our decision by July, 2017.  We are collecting work for Truth To Power: Writers Respond
To The Rhetoric Of Hate And Fear.  Meanwhile, know that your submission will
be carefully read and is appreciated.  Please do not send more than one story or essay during any
one reading period unless you are specifically asked to by an editor. 

We publish book reviews of books published by small presses no longer than 200 words.

$30.00 - 38.00
$30.00 - 38.00
You will receive two issues of CUTTHROAT, the print edition, which normally runs from 180-210 pages for each issue. A two issue subscription is $30 (postage included). Please provide us with your complete mailing address.
Send 3-5 poems per submission and one submission at a time. Wait until you receive notice as to whether or not your submission has been accepted before sending another. Please do not send more than one submission during a reading period unless you are asked to do so by an editor.  We are open to all styles, formal and free verse, and all sub-genres. What we are looking for is well-crafted poems with fresh imagery, heart, and an edge,this time a political edge.  This issue is dedicated to work that speaks against racism, homophobia, xenophobia, war, attacks on people with disabilities, the environment and the natural world.  Read a copy of our journal before submitting to determine what our tastes are. Be sure to title your poems.  We'll get back to you within six months of your submission with results.