Puerto del Sol
is an internationally recognized American literary journal
dedicated to publishing "the works of today's freshest, most exciting talents." The journal publishes poetry
, short stories
excerpts, book reviews
, photo essays
, and other artwork
. Founded in the mid-1960s, Puerto del Sol
is published by New Mexico State University
's English Department.
The journal participates in the annual Intro Journals Project, a writing contest for undergraduate and graduate student writers sponsored by the AWP
Puerto del Sol's editors read poetry submissions from September 1 to November 1 and fiction submissions from November 1 through March 1 each year. The editors generally respond to submissions in three to five months. They ask that writers clearly identify their work as fiction, poetry, or essays and include a SASE.
Puerto del Sol accepts simultaneous submissions but asks that writers writers notify the journal as soon as possible if their work is accepted elsewhere.