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-issue 4- 
coming soon

submissions not open 

Submission Guidelines:

The Origami Review invites submissions of poetry, prose, or visual art from anyone between the ages 12-26. We welcome all kinds of submissions, particularly those that explore the boundaries of art and language, as well as, but not limited to, the experiences of marginalized or non-dominant cultures. That being said, writing should primarily be in English or accompanied by an English translation. Pieces that are overly graphic, sexual, or offensive will not be considered.

We’re happy to accept simultaneous submissions and previously published pieces! However, it is up to you to ensure that The Origami Review has the right to publish said work. If this changes at any point, please email us immediately at

poetry: up to 5 pieces, maximum 100 lines

prose/creative non-fiction: up to 3 pieces, maximum 3,000 words

art: up to 5 pieces, original paintings, photographs and drawings are eligible

This issue, as our first themed publication, seeks to uplift LGBTQ voices and is a fundraiser for The Trevor Project. As such, we are offering expedited responses and feedback to all who donate through Paypal to, where 100% of donations will be funded towards the charity. Regardless, we aim to respond to every submission within 2-3 weeks.

1-week response: $4 USD

3-day response: $7 USD

Extensive feedback: $4 USD

Please put your name, title of submission, and the request in the description of all donations! The Trevor Project is an incredible organization offering mental health support and a suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth; more information can be found on their website.

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