Red Mesa Review is a literary publication of UNM-Gallup. The editorial board is now accepting submissions of poetry, short fiction, essays and visual arts from authors and artists of Gallup and local communities of the Four Corners region. Originated on the campus of UNM-Gallup, Red Mesa Review pays tribute to the vibrant and ever-changing community and the diverse creative expressions rooted in the beautiful multi-state region.

The current deadline for submissions is March 20, 2019

Submission requirements:

Poetry: 1-3 poems per submission (.doc format)
Short Fiction: (including flash fiction and short stories): 1-3 pieces per submission – 3,500 words maximum (.doc format)
Essays: (including memoir and creative nonfiction): 1-3 pieces per submission – 3,500 words maximum (.doc format)
Visual Art: 1-3 black and white images of 2D or 3D work. Mediums may include black and white photography, drawing, graphic design, printmaking, weaving, ceramic, jewelry or sculpture.

If you would like to submit work that is in color, please take a high quality image of the artwork and edit it as a black and white image.

The black and white images of artwork should be saved as follows:
JPG format, 4” x 6” inches, 1200 x 1800 pixels, 300 dpi.

Title work:
(01_lastname_title.JPEG). Please do not send detail images.

Red Mesa

Email submissions to: Eng48@unm.edu.
Work must be sent as an attachment.

Subject Line of Email as follows:
(Red Mesa Review_Last Name_First Name)

Email must include:
Your Name/Personal Statement/Submission Category/Contact Information (email and phone number)


Red Mesa Review accepts submissions of unpublished work, including online and social publications. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please notify the editorial board as soon as possible upon acceptance at another publication.


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