L.E.D.

CWRU's Official Literary Magazine

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Every semester, we publish student poetry, prose, photography, and artwork. You can find our issues on the Media Board stands around campus. Our goal is to promote creative expression in our community!

Check out our Facebook page or Instagram @casereservereview

Fall 2021 Poetry Slam and Open Mic Night

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DATE TBA

Location: Tink Ballroom A

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Logo Competition!

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Case Reserve Review is rebranding! The literary magazine is changing its name to L.E.D., which stands for Literature, Editing, and Design. In honor of this change, the club is asking for original logo designs from the community! Enter your work for the chance to win a gift card and/or be featured as the magazine's new logo!

Deadline: October 16th at midnight

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Logo Submission Guidelines

If you have any questions about submissions, please let us know via our email: crrboard@case.edu

  • Anyone can submit! (Not just CWRU students.)
  • 1st place - use of the submitted work as L.E.D.'s official logo and a $180 gift card to the place of creator's choice; 2nd place - $70 Amazon gift card; 3rd place - $50 Amazon gift card
  • Submissions must be made via the submission form on our website. Submissions made by any other means will not be considered.
  • All work should be submitted in a timely manner, in accordance with the deadline.
  • The logo should incorporate our new name, L.E.D. and /or images related to the name.
  • The image must be at least 50x50 picas or 800x800 pixels.
  • The image should be able to fit into a circular profile picture for social media.
  • The artist may submit a total of up to 2 pieces of original work. Submission of work not original to the submitter will be considered plagiarism.
  • Only one submission per e-mail address is accepted; all submissions must be made at once. No changes can be made once submitted.
  • Submissions will be retained for future use. We reserve the right to publish submissions in the current or any future issue.
  • All submissions must be the original work of the submitting individual. By submitting, you agree to provide the Case Reserve Review with an irrevocable, perpetual license to reproduce your work in whole or in part, in any medium (including, but not limited to, print, online, and video), for any purpose. Submitters retain ownership of their copyright and are free to submit their work to other publications. Additionally, submitters are free to submit to the CRR works published elsewhere, provided that they retain ownership of the works and that contractual obligations do not prohibit such submissions.
  • Submission does not guarantee use as the new L.E.D. logo or guarantee a prize.
  • Any questions regarding our submission guidelines should be directed to the editorial board.

Now accepting Fall 2021 submissions!

Deadline: December 3rd, 11:59PM

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Submission Guidelines

If you have any questions about submissions, please let us know via our email: crrboard@case.edu

  • The submitting artist must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at any institution of higher learning in the United States or a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Art, or the Cleveland Institute of Music.
  • Submissions must be made via the submission form on our website. Submissions made by any other means will not be considered.
  • All work should be submitted in a timely manner, in accordance with the deadline.
  • The artist may submit in one or in multiple acceptable mediums.
  • The artist may submit a total of up to five pieces of original work.
  • Only one submission per e-mail address is accepted; all submissions must be made at once. No changes can be made once submitted.
  • A maximum of seven pages is ideal for prose; however, ten pages is the absolute limit.
  • Poetry may take any form; free verse/free form is accepted.
  • For photography submissions, please choose your own photos; the CRR will NOT accept entire albums or links to Flickr, Facebook, or other online accounts. However, you are free to submit photos that also appear in such locations. The CRR is printed in full color; color photos will be reproduced as submitted.
  • Submissions will be retained for future use. We reserve the right to publish submissions in the current or any future issue.
  • All submissions must be the original work of the submitting individual. By submitting, you agree to provide the Case Reserve Review with an irrevocable, perpetual license to reproduce your work in whole or in part, in any medium (including, but not limited to, print, online, and video), for any purpose. Submitters retain ownership of their copyright and are free to submit their work to other publications. Additionally, submitters are free to submit to the CRR works published elsewhere, provided that they retain ownership of the works and that contractual obligations do not prohibit such submissions.
  • Artists may elect to have their work published anonymously. To do so, artists must submit their work with their full names and select the “remain anonymous” option on our submission form. Works submitted in this manner will be credited to Anonymous in the publication.
  • The Case Reserve Review reserves the right to edit/alter any submission for content or so that it fits our publication’s requirements. Any and all alterations will be brought to the submitting artist’s attention via e-mail before they are finalised.
  • Submission does not guarantee publication.

Our Fall 2020 Edition is out now!

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO JOIN OUR EXEC TEAM

We're looking for the next gen of CRR! Position descriptions are available here.

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Go to the "Editions" tab of our page to check out past publications!

Our Team

Thomas Dawkins
Micah Klassen
Prose Editor
Lydia Mandell
Poetry Editor
Ana Perez Cespedes
Marketing Chair
Huay Din
Treasurer
James Fox
Editor-in-Chief
Andrea Regli
Layout Editor