The Garfield Lake Review is an annual literary and visual arts magazine established in 1971. Editorial selections, magazine design, and layout are all completed by students of Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan. We are primarily interested in publishing work from our college community, but we will consider work from talented writers and artists beyond the immediate community. We encourage writers and artists to review previous issues of the magazine at before submitting work.

We review all work anonymously: please do not include your name or other personal identifiers in the file title or in the submission itself.

The submission deadline for the 2020 edition is Oct. 13, 2019.

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The print version of the magazine is available in April annually and is free for contributors and members of the college community; contributors outside of the continental U.S. will receive a digital copy or may pay shipping for a hard copy. All others may acquire a copy by clicking on the "Purchase a copy" link listed below.

Current faculty, staff, and students may get a free copy of a current or previous edition of The Garf by contacting Kirk Hendershott-Kraetzer ( directly. All others, please select this button if you would like to purchase a copy of the current year's The Garfield Lake Review via USPS. The fee covers our per-copy printing cost plus the processing and US shipping fees. Shipping outside the US may incur significant additional fees to cover costs: please contact us to determine these costs before placing an order.

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