Submissions should be no more than one thousand (1,000) words.

All types of creative nonfiction (memoir, essays, etc.) are acceptable. You may submit up to two (2) creative nonfiction selections per quarter. If submitting multiple selections at once, please attach each selection as a separate document.

Per a recent discussion regarding the use of pseudonyms, we are no longer publishing creative nonfiction work under pseudonyms, and we will withdraw an accepted essay if a person is not who they say they are. If the writer wants her work to appear in the creative nonfiction section of a future issue of The Citron Review, it will need to appear under her real name. If for some reason you need to use a pseudonym due to a matter of personal safety, please be in touch with us.