Call for Papers-2013

Hispanic Culture Review is calling for essays, poems, short stories, reviews and visual art that pertain to the Hispanic culture. This year’s edition is featuring works that highlight immigration as their central theme. The journal welcomes original and unpublished submissions written in either Spanish or English.

Submit your work at DO NOT include name, contact information, or any other identifying information in the uploaded work. All contact information must go in the “Cover Letter” section of the submission form. Submissions should conform to the latest edition of the MLA Style Manual or APA. Acceptable length of text: essays, including endnotes: 3,000 words; narratives: 2,500 words; poems: 50 lines. Visual art guidelines: pictures in JPEG format, 300 pixels per inch. Please check for complete guidelines on how to submit your work.

The selected contributions will be published in the printed and online version of HCR in April 2013. HCR reserves the right to publish submissions exclusively on its website.

Deadline: March 1st, 2013. For more information, please contact

End of Year Updates

We hope that all of our readers enjoy reading our 2012 edition in print or in our online format! Please follow us on Twitter to receive updates about HCR. We welcome your submissions for our 2013 edition starting in September 2012.


2012 Edition Now Available!

The editorial team of Hispanic Culture Review is pleased to announce that our 2012 edition of the journal is now available in print and online in an interactive reading format on our blog in Current Edition. In this volume, we have taken the opportunity to expand upon our traditional sections by offering a new section called “GMU in the Spotlight.” Under this title, a series of initiatives and extracurricular projects are highlighted in which George Mason University (GMU) students have participated in one form or another, thus enriching their experience as students and global citizens.

The print version is free to GMU students and is available in the Student Media office. Readers can purchase this year’s edition  for $7 by writing to or hcr.gmu@gmail. Subscriptions orders can be addressed to:


Hispanic Culture Review

George Mason University

Department of Modern and Classical Languages

4400 University Drive MSN 3E5

Fairfax, VA 22030

We want to thank everyone who contributed submissions for this edition. Our 2012 edition features the following authors and works:


José Clemente Carreño Medina

Cuando vuelva a ser niño

Hacedor de palabras

Irene Verónica Vivalda


Paula Hayes

Everybody knows

The Language of Silence

Marzia Milazzo

Peruvian Shadows

Dean Simpson

Otro día de carnicerías



Jorge Conesa-Sevilla

Lo Verdemente Humano

To Magdalena


Molly Leonard

El Toro del Pueblo


Karen Ponce-Corral

Can You Teach Me English?


Andrés Rodríguez

Brother in the Dark

Óscar Perdomo León

Lo que aprendí de Rafael Menjívar Ochoa

Susana Marín

Las experiencias de asimilación cultural e idomática en dos obras de Pérez-Firmat y Agosín y Sepúlveda

GMU in the Spotlight

Jessica Oxendine

An Enriching Cultural Experience Takes Place at George Mason

Diego Jaramillo

Esperanza en ese rincón del mundo llamado Latinoamérica

Rachel Hatcher

Cuando los estudiantes se convierten en maestros

Mason DREAMers Author

Molding with Evolution