The Delmarva Review is a nonprofit literary journal dedicated to the discovery of compelling new fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We publish engaging literary work annually with the hope of inspiring writers to pursue excellence in literary writing. 

The 2014 edition presents the work of 40 contributors from 14 states, Washington, D.C., and one foreign country.

The Review welcomes prose and poetry submissions, in English, from all authors.  We encourage great story-telling and moving poetry. Our standards are for memorable prose and poetry exhibiting skillful expression. Please read the Submissions Guidelines. 

We also seek illustrative work in the form of photography or other art to be considered for the cover and inside pages. 

Volume 7 of the Review, published in October 2014, in available in both print and ebook editions from all major online booksellers (,, Apple iTunes, etc), as well as regional libraries and bookstores. Please see the Orders section for quantity orders. 

The Delmarva Review is published by the Eastern Shore Writers Association Foundation (ESWA), a nonprofit organization supporting the literary arts across the tristate region of the Delmarva Peninsula, including portions of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. 

Publication of the seventh issue of The Delmarva Review is funded by private contributions and sales.

  Volume 7
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