Anyone who lives or works in Yolo County can submit to The Yolo
Crow. We accept poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction of
all genres. Please no essays.
Please follow these guidelines when submitting your work to The Yolo
Guidelines for Prose and Poetry
Guidelines for Cover Art
- Each submission must be accompanied by a signed submission form.
send us 4 copies of your poem or story. Submissions will not
be returned so please do not send us your only copy. You may
submit up to 3
pieces per submission period.
- Submissions should be typed, not handwritten, with 12-point
font size and an easily-read font type such as Times or
Arial. For prose, please
use single line-spacing and note your total word count on the
submission form. Total word count should be less than 5000
words. For poetry, please
note your total number of lines.
- Please do not put your name directly on your poem or story.
Your name should appear on the submission form only. Because this is
community, all submissions are evaluated anonymously by our
Cover art must be a black and white line drawing and must include
a crow somewhere in the piece. Electronic submissions preferred;
vector drawings encouraged. Electronic submission should be mailed to
us on CD.
We will accept up to 3 pieces per artist per submission period.
Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your submission
so that we can respond to you. All submissons must include
a signed submission form. Click
here to download the submission form.
Submission that do not meet the above guidelines will be discarded
without consideration for publication and without notification,
so please follow the instructions carefully.
Fill out your submission form and mail it with your work to:
The Yolo Crow
216 F Street, Box #150
Davis, California 95616
Do you have questions about the submission process?
Visit our FAQ.