so much depends/upon/a red wheel/barrow--William Carlos Williams (1923)
De Anza College's literary magazine appears annually in both a National and a Student Edition. The National Edition is published each summer and is open to poets and writers from around the country and the world. The spring Student Edition is open to students in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. Founded in 1976, Red Wheelbarrow was known as Bottomfish until 2001.
National Edition: 2010 Edition Back Issues
Student Edition: 2010 Edition Back Issues
Submission deadlines: February 15th for the National Edition and May 20th for the Student Edition.
Submissions by post or e-mail. Digital submissions encouraged.
Simultaneous submissions acceptable if indicated. Two to six month
response time for National Edition.
Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA 95014-5702
Fiction: 1 short story (up to 5,000 words), or up to 3 short-shorts
Plays: 1 dramatic piece up to 5,000 words
Creative Nonfiction: 1 piece up to 5,000 words
Photographs/Drawings (student edition only*): up to 5 prints or digital files. *Do not send originals. We require B&W work for the inside of the magazine, but color may be considered for the cover. Comics: 1 brief graphic story
National edition contributors: Please include a brief autobiographical statement. For snail mail submissions, enclose an SASE and/or an email address for reply.
Student edition contributors: Please do not include your name on the manuscript itself, only in cover letter or body of e-mail. All work (including work submitted by Red Wheelbarrow staff members) is judged anonymously.