The Rush is a literary magazine edited by the graduate students at Mount Saint Mary's University in Los Angeles.  We're looking for high-energy pieces that reflect the rush of life. We're delighted to be able to pay writers. 

We respond to all submissions and aim to respond within ninety days. Please feel free to query us if, after that time, you have not received a response.

We encourage and welcome simultaneous submissions; please let us know by adding a note to your submission if your work has been accepted elsewhere. If you have sent multiple pieces in one submission, there is no need to withdraw your work if pieces remain for our consideration. 

No submissions depicting graphic, gratuitous sex or violence, please.
Ends on April 1, 2017
Submissions should be as: 

Please title each image file
Include a paragraph with an artist's statement
All files should be .jpg, .png. or .pdf







Ends on April 1, 2017
Poetry Submissions should be as follows: 
Twelve point font
No more than ten pages of poetry
Submit one batch of up to six poems
Batches should be in one file
Ends on April 1, 2017
Submissions should be as follows: 
Double-spaced in twelve point font
No more than 2500 words
Ends on April 1, 2017
Submissions should be as follows: 
Double-spaced in twelve point font
No more than 2500 words