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Red Hawk Review

The Red Hawk Review is Gateway’s first literary magazine highlighting the creative talents of Gateway students. The magazine gives all Gateway students an opportunity to express themselves in creative ways, as well as a chance to see their work in print. The magazine will publish once annually.

Click here to read the 2018 Red Hawk Review 

Print copies are also available from the communications instructors on the Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine campuses.
There are also limited copies available in the Gateway libraries.

General Gateway Student Submission Guidelines

Submit prose, visual arts and poetry to the appropriate editor as noted in the directions below. Simultaneous submissions or previously published work are not accepted. You may only submit to one category. Please DO NOT submit to multiple editors.

Do not submit more than one time per reading period. Please do not query about a submission; decisions are made once the reading period closes and you’ll be notified after a thorough review of your work. Due to the volume of submissions, you will not get a detailed review of your writing. You will simply be notified of acceptance or rejection.

Submissions are accepted from June 1 to December 31 each year.

Editors from each campus will select submissions for publication. The Red Hawk Review will feature poetry and prose from each campus. The magazine will also feature visual art. We’re also now accepting both Spanish Prose and Spanish Poety.We’re also now accepting both Spanish Prose and Spanish Poetry.

The top submission in each category will be honored with the following prizes:

  • $100 tuition voucher to be used towards a Gateway course
  • An award certificate
  • A free contributor’s copy of the publication
  • Potential inclusion in a reading / art exhibition

We take first North American serial rights. All rights revert to the author upon publication, and we ask to be acknowledged (asThe Red Hawk Review) in any future reprinting of the work. The Red Hawk Review cannot accept work from professional artists working in their field.

Gateway Foudnation

Tuition vouchers are provided by The Gateway Technical College Foundation. Without their support, this would not be possible.

 

Poetry Guidelines

Poems, prose poems and flash are accepted. Submit between two and four poems. Please use standard font and formatting (single-spaced). Please include your entire submission in one file, and be sure your name and email address are included on each page.

Please e-mail your submission to the appropriate editor, as listed below. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write: POETRY SUBMISSION - YOUR NAME- YOUR CAMPUS

Elkhorn Campus Submissions - Katy Schroeder - schroederkj@gtc.edu
Kenosha Campus Submissions - Jessica Gleason - gleasonj@gtc.edu
Racine Campus Submissions - Ann Stotts - stottsa@gtc.edu

Prose Guidelines

Fiction and nonfiction are accepted. All prose should be double-spaced, in standard formatting and font. Pieces from 1,000 to 3,000 words will be accepted. Please include your entire submission in one file, and be sure your name and email address are included on each page.

Please e-mail your submission to the appropriate editor, as listed below. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write: PROSE SUBMISSION - YOUR NAME- YOUR CAMPUS

Elkhorn Campus Submissions - Amy Hankins - hankinsa@gtc.edu
Kenosha Campus Submissions - Colleen Connolly - connollyc@gtc.edu
Racine Campus Submissions - Lisa Packard - packardl@gtc.edu

Spanish Poetry Guidelines

Spanish language poems, prose poems and flash are accepted. Submit between two and four poems. Please use standard font and formatting (single-spaced). Please include your entire submission in one file, and be sure your name and email address are included on each page.

Please e-mail your submission to the appropriate editor, as listed below. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write: SPANISH POETRY SUBMISSION - YOUR NAME- YOUR CAMPUS

Spanish Language Submission - Kyle Kendall - kendallk@gtc.edu

Spanish Prose Guidelines

Spanish language fiction and nonfiction are accepted. All prose should be double-spaced, in standard formatting and font. Pieces from 1,000 to 3,000 words will be accepted. Please include your entire submission in one file, and be sure your name and email address are included on each page.

Please e-mail your submission to the appropriate editor, as listed below. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write: SPANISHPROSE SUBMISSION - YOUR NAME- YOUR CAMPUS

Spanish Language Submission - Kyle Kendall - kendallk@gtc.edu

Visual Art Guidelines

Paintings, drawings, photographs, and digital art are all accepted. We will accept up to three submissions from each artist. Images should be at least 300dpi and saved as .pdf or .jpeg files. For your reference the finished Red Hawk Review publication will be printed in a 5.5 inch wide x 8.5 inch high format and will be printed in black and white. The winner in this category will, however, be the featured cover artist. This piece of art will be printed in full color.

Please email your submission to the appropriate editor, as listed below. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write: VISUAL ART SUBMISSION - YOUR NAME

All Visual Art Submissions - Kathy Nordhaus - nordhausk@gtc.edu

Red Hawk Writing Contest for High School Juniors and Seniors

The Red Hawk Review will also host an annual writing contest for area high school juniors and seniors. All area high school students are eligible to participate in the Red Hawk Writing contest.

The Red Hawk Review will accept prose submissions from 1,000-3,000 words in length. The top submission will receive publication in The Red Hawk Review, a certificate of achievement and a $200 scholarship to be used toward a Gateway class.

High School Contest Submissions- Kathy Nordhaus - nordhausk@gtc.edu.

Submissions are accepted from June 1 to December 31.

 

Past Editions:

Click here to read the 2017 Red Hawk Review

Click here to read the 2016 Red Hawk Review

Click here to read the 2015 Red Hawk Review

Click here to read the 2014 Red Hawk Review

 

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