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RAIN Magazine

RAIN Magazine, Clatsop Community College’s annual literary and arts publication, is accepting submissions now through January 10, 2015 for the 2015 edition. Proud of its 40-plus years publishing the art and literature of our talented coastal community, RAIN welcomes submissions from the general public as well as CCC students.

Please submit no more than three items total including less than 5,000-word prose and poems, photographs, and high quality digital images of original artwork. Our ability to print color is limited, so artists submitting color images should indicate if the image may appear in black and white. Include name, address, phone number, e-mail, title, medium, and a brief 2-3 line biography with all entries. No SASE required; manuscripts are recycled.

Online submissions are encouraged.  Email RTF, DOC, DOCX, TIFF, or JPG files [at least 300dpi] to Please include your full name, genre, and title in the subject line of email submissions. Submissions without proper contact information will not be considered. You can also mail submissions to: RAIN Magazine, Clatsop Community College, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR 97103.

Current CCC students and interested community members can join the staff of RAIN Magazine!  Register for WR270 Literary Publications, Tuesday/Thursday, 12-2:20pm in Winter Term.  Registration opens November 14.  Students participate in all phases of producing a literary magazine (manuscript selection, graphic design, editing, fundraising, correspondence, and distribution).  Course includes instruction in the industry standard publishing software Adobe InDesign.  Instructors Alison Ruch and Lucien Swerdloff will lead the 2015 RAIN Magazine project.

Direct inquiries to: Alison Ruch, 503-338-5746;


Clatsop Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. ADA accessible.

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