The Rock Creek Review

ISSN 2689-7415

The Rock Creek Review is an undergraduate literary criticism journal edited, produced and published by students at Heidelberg University in partnership with the English Department. This journal will solicit literary research from schools around the world for an annual publication every Spring.

Call for Papers

The Rock Creek Review - The Supernatural & The Fantastical

Rock Creek Review Cover - The Supernatural & The Fantastical

Undergraduate students are invited to submit an essay for the fourth issue of The Rock Creek Review. This year’s journal invites essays critiquing and analyzing supernatural elements in texts. The supernatural and fantastical morph into many forms in literature. The Rock Creek Review invites all essays addressing such elements.

All submissions must:

  • Be in English
  • MLA Style
  • Less than 5,000 words
  • In Google Doc or Word format
  • Submissions close December 10th at midnight eastern

*We will take submissions outside of the theme, but priority is given to those fitting.

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Questions? Email: rockcreek@heidelberg.edu

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Questions about The Rock Creek Review? Please contact Barry Devine, assistant professor of English, at bdevine@heidelberg.edu.

Contact Information


Department Chair:
Emily Isaacson


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Our Team

Barry Devine
Assistant Professor of English
Pfleiderer Hall 303
(419) 448-2047
Nancy El Gendy
Assistant Professor of English
Pfleiderer Hall 305
(419) 448-2428
Emily Isaacson
Director of Honors Program|Associate Professor English
Pfleiderer Hall 306
(419) 448-2184
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Desirae Matherly
Associate Professor of English
Heidelberg University
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