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The Southern Review is one of the nation’s premier literary journals. Hailed by Time as "superior to any other journal in the English language," we have made literary history since our founding in 1935. The Southern Review strives to discover and promote a diverse array of engaging, relevant, and challenging literature—including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation from literary luminaries as well as the best established and emerging writers. The journal also features a broad range of visual artists from across the South and around the globe.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1935

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2019 (259.5 days from now) through 01 December 2019. 4
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story4,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 8,000 words.
Novel Excerpt Novel ExcerptUp to 8,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Nonfiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2019 (259.5 days from now) through 01 December 2019. 0
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 8,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Poetry Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to poetry submissions through 01 February 2019 (48.5 days from now). 28
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemUp to 150 lines; Up to 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).
Submissions:
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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Dec 2018
Last Audited: 19 Sep 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 Aug 2005

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