Rivanna Review is a print quarterly and cable TV monthly program of stories, essays, art, and book reviews. The print format is 8.5" x 11", black and white.
Delivered by mail in the United States and sold in bookstores, the issue price is $8.00, and a one-year subscription is $32.00. Please send a check with your name and address to: Rivanna Review, 807 Montrose Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902.
The program on CPA-TV is a half hour of excerpts read aloud with author photographs and illustrations. For a schedule and link to livestream, visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/195/CPA-TV. All episodes are free to view at Vimeo.com.
Member CLMP, Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.
Robert Boucheron, Print Editor, TV Host
David Dillehunt, Video Editor
Curtis Gill, TV Host
We welcome work that has not been published in print or online.
Before you send a manuscript or art, please read an issue or watch an episode.
500 to 3000 words
Attention to characters, plot, dialogue, psychology, and plausibility.
Tell where and when the story happens. Give names and brief descriptions.
500 to 3000 words
Arts, biography, culture, history, literature, nature, science, travel.
Argue a premise, recount an experience, explore an idea, suggest an alternative.
4 to 6 images
Drawings, photographs, paintings, sculpture, black and white.
500 to 750 words
Attention to small press books, fiction and nonfiction.
Include at least one passage quoted from the book.
Clip of reading aloud, author interview, literary discussion, music, art.
Manuscript Style Guide
Standard American usage and punctuation.
Clear typeface, 12-point, double-space text.
Header with title and page numbers.
Your name, address, email on page 1 upper left corner.
Microsoft Word document.
The deadline for each issue is one month before publication.
Mail to the address above, or attach to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting with Issue 11, payment for a published piece is a one-year subscription.
Repeat contributors are paid by US bank check $50 for each piece on publication.
Rivanna Review acquires a one-time right to publish in print, air an excerpt or video clip
on cable TV, and promote on social media. The writer or artist retains all other rights.