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The South Shore Review

The South Shore Review is accepting submissions:

  • Flash Fiction (up to 3 submissions of 300 to 1000 words each)
  • Microfiction (up to 5 submissions of 150 words or less each)
  • Short stories (1 submission of 1500 to 4000 words)
  • Creative Non-Fiction or Essays (1 submission with no length restriction)
  • Poetry (5 poems per submission)
  • Reviews (1 review outline per submission)
  • Visual art including multi-media presentations and audio

Issue #5 Free


Closes on Monday, February 28, 2022 11:59 PM Atlantic Standard Time (in 37 days)

For this issue, you will not be restricted by theme, but please note that we're interested in climate change, pandemic, indigenous rights, LGBTQ, and issues surrounding women.

While you are able to submit all stories or poems in one document, please ensure you list the titles separately. Otherwise, if you have to withdraw a piece, the entire submission will be withdrawn without anybody seeing the pieces you still wish to be considered.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but if your piece is accepted elsewhere and you wish to withdraw, please do so as soon as possible after acceptance.

  • Please read through a few pieces in your genre in our magazine so you can understand what we love to read.
  • Our submissions will be anonymous going forward.
  • Please don’t put any identifying text in your document.
  • In addition, please avoid responding to your submission acknowledgment email as then it is no longer anonymous and will be disqualified.
  • Finally, submissions sent by email will not be accepted. Use the submit button at the bottom of the page and the subsequent form.

South Shore Review Issue #4

Temp Closed

Written submissions: Your document should be in .doc or .docx format. Make sure your pages are numbered. Your pieces, except for poetry, should be formatted in Times 12 pt. double-spaced. All pieces should be in one document with a page break between pieces. The filename should be named after the first piece in the document. On the second page of the submission process, you can create a list of all pieces in the document using the 'add to list' function. Please ensure you add all pieces. Follow the rest of the process presented in the form and submit your document.

Please note the following requests:

  • we use double quotes for dialogue
  • please use only one space between sentences
  • we are not indenting first lines in paragraphs

Art & photography: We would prefer a link to a portfolio, file sharing, or small sample attachments.

Multimedia: Soundcloud and YouTube links are preferred.

Please do a separate submission for each category to which you are submitting.