The Santa Fe Literary Review


The Santa Fe Literary Review (SFLR) is published annually by the Santa Fe Community College. An in-print literary journal, SFLR features work by local, national, and international writers and artists. From June 1 to November 1 each year, we invite submissions of poetry, fiction, dramatic writing, and nonfiction of a general literary interest, as well as visual art. In recent issues, we’ve proudly featured the work of such writers as Tommy Orange, Layli Long Soldier, and Kirstin Valdez Quade.

SFLR aims to promote a diverse range of writers and artists, and to present a wide variety of stories, styles, and cultural perspectives. We’re especially committed to promoting voices that aren’t always empowered in the publishing world, so if you’re a writer of color, an Indigenous person, a non-native English speaker, a female, a member of the LGBTQIAPK+ community, a differently abled person, a trauma survivor, or anyone else frequently silenced or ignored by the modern media, please submit. SFLR cares about sharing your voice with the world.

Our 2022 theme is “Resilience: Adaptation, Empathy, and Hope.” Our submissions period opens June 1, 2021, and closes November 1, 2021. We accept submissions of poetry, dramatic writing, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art. Submit your work for free through Submittable:


Complimentary copies of the Santa Fe Literary Review are available for safe curbside pickup at the Santa Fe Public Library Branches and at the SFCC Library.

For your copy, visit any of the three public library branches – Main Library, LaFarge, or South Side – on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Saturday between 12:30 – 5 PM. Then, follow the instructions on the signage provided to safely obtain your copy.

Or, visit the SFCC Library on Tuesday or Thursday between 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, and on Wednesday, between 3 – 5 PM. Then, follow the instructions on the signage provided, and a staff member will bring a bagged copy straight to your vehicle.

Live afar? Write to SFLR, 6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87508 for your complimentary copy, or email


Kate McCahill, SFLR Faculty Advisor, Editor-in-Chief

Miriam Sagan, SFLR Editor Emeritus

Tintawi Kaigziabiher, Creative Non-Fiction Editor 

Austin Eichelberger, Fiction Editor

Jade McLellan, Poetry Editor

Brittney Beauregard, Art Editor and Proofreader

This year’s student interns are Marguerite Kearns, Sibel Melik, Dave Joplin, and Susan Joplin.

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