Del Sol Review

Del Sol Review


From the Editor

Del Sol Review is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2017 editions in general fiction, science fiction and fantasy, and poetry.

Del Sol Review was started in 1998. It was first known as “Editor’s Picks” and served the purpose of highlighting select work from print journals on WebdelSol.Com. But as time pushed forward, and submissions actually began to arrive, EP evolved into Del Sol Review. Since that time, DSR has published twenty-one issues and shows no signs of stopping.


Del Sol Review seeks to publish unsolicited work in the categories of creative non-fiction, short stories, and flash fiction. All forms and styles are considered, 300 words to 5,000 words. Please note that editors prefer fiction and cnf containing unique and interesting subject matter.

General fiction submissions should go to Kari Pilgrim, General Fiction Editor: kpilg822 (at)

Del Sol Science Fiction and Fantasy is looking for quality speculative short fiction in all its forms (SF, fantasy, urban, steampunk, etc.) for publication. Fiction submissions must be formatted in a standard manner and from 500 to 6000 words in length. We also accept excerpts from novels-in-progress up to 6000 words (please include a one page synopsis with novel excerpt).

Please don’t send us the kind of trope-heavy material that Clarkesworld, for example, would reject out of hand. Zombies, vampires, dragons, among other things are avoided by us unless you have a brand new spin on the subject. Overall, we’re looking for sharp narrative, strong hooks, and unpredictable storyline progression. Also, please write a great first line

Science fiction and fantasy submissions to Richard Hacker, SFF Editor: sffeditor ( at )

Del Sol Poetry is accepting submissions for the Spring 2017 edition. Poetry submmissions should follow standard submission guidelines. You may submit up to ten poems for us to choose.

All poetry submissions go to Kara De Folo, Poetry Editor: dsr.poetrysubs (at)

Del Sol Review obtains exclusive electronic rights for six months following publication and non-exclusive rights after six months. Stories and poems must be previously unpublished and thoroughly proofed. By contributing, you affirm that you have read and agree with the submission guidelines on this page. We ask that subsequent publication of the same story, whether print or electronic, acknowledge first publication in DSR.

All works submitted should reside in the body of the email, or attached as an .rtf file (Rich Text Format). If necessary, italics may be indicated by use of the following characters: [i]…[/i].


Editors Name Richard Hacker
Print publication? No
Do you take online submissions? Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Approx. Response Time?
How often do you publish? Two times a year
Year Founded? 1998
Do you pay? No


Mailing Address:
Email sffeditor[at]

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