Literary Review

About the Literary Review

PCAP’s Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing seeks to showcase the talent and diversity of Michigan's incarcerated writers.  The review features writing from both beginning and experienced writers - writing that comes from the heart, and that is unique, well-crafted, and lively.

Submission Guidelines

The Lit Review reads poetry, fiction, and essay manuscripts by incarcerated writers in Michigan between July 1 and September 10 each year.

Send submissions to:
PCAP at University of Michigan
ATTN: Phil Christman
1801 East Quadrangle
701 E. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1245

...with these pieces of information included:

  • Your legal name (so we can communicate with you by mail);
  • Your name or pen name as you’d like it to appear in the journal, if different than your legal name
  • Your DOC ID number;
  • Your current address;
  • The title of the story(ies), essay(s) or poem(s) you’re submitting;
  • A short paragraph about yourself/your writing that will be published alongside any accepted piece.

We look forward to reading your work!