Fluent Magazine, a free-subscription quarterly e-zine covering the arts and culture in West Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and neighboring regions, began in July 2012 and continues to grow in focus and subscriptions.

The volunteer Fluent staff includes:
Editor & Publisher 
Nancy McKeithen
Associate Editor
Fiction Editor
Poetry Editor Ray Sibley
Visual Arts Editor Kathryn Burns
Contributing Editor Ed Zahniser

To read about Fluent in the Winter 2013 edition of The Good Newspaper, Shepherdstown, WV, click here to download the edition, then see page 10.


FLUENT accepts electronic submissions of unsolicited poetry, fiction and nonfiction:
Poetry (maximum of 10 per submission):
Fiction (maximum of 3500 words):
Nonfiction (maximum of 3500 words).

Please email submissions to:
[email protected]

Please note: We cannot guarantee either the review or return of postal submissions. To ensure your work is reviewed, please email your submission.