New England Review welcomes submissions in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, translation, and creative writing for the web site (NER Digital). 

For translations, please confirm that translation rights are available. 

We only accept writing that has not been published previously, whether in print or on the web. 

Please send only one submission at a time per genre. 

Do not resubmit work, even if it has been revised, unless it’s requested by the editors.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted in all genres, but please be sure to withdraw your submission immediately upon acceptance elsewhere. Send only one submission at a time per genre. We attempt to respond to submissions within twelve weeks.

We welcome and encourage submissions from writers of every nationality, race, religion, and gender, including writers who have never been affiliated with an MFA program and whose perspectives are often underrepresented in the literary world.

Your cover letter should state the genre and title(s) of the submission, as well as anything else you would like the  editors to know about you or your work. A pitch for the work, or an interpretation of its themes, is unnecessary and discouraged.

We will be open for submissions from March 1 to May 31, 2020

Please see our website for details.


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We are looking for long and short poems, including translations. Please send no more than six  poems at once, uploaded as a single file. We accept simultaneous submissions in poetry, but please  be sure to withdraw the submission if it is accepted elsewhere. If you  need to withdraw one or more poems, but not the entire submission,  please add a note to your submission. For translations, please confirm that translation rights are available.

If you are a current subscriber, you may submit under the category Poetry – Subscriber at no cost. If you'd like to subscribe, you may do so here:

http://www.nereview.com/subscribe/




We waive the online submission fee to current subscribers to NER in gratitude for their support and readership. If you are unsure of your subscription status, or if you subscribe under a different name, please contact us at nereview@middlebury.edu. 

If you are not a New England Review subscriber, please submit under the category Poetry (not Poetry - Subscriber).

We are looking for long and short poems, including translations. Please send no more than six  poems at once, uploaded as a single file. We accept simultaneous submissions in poetry, but please  be sure to withdraw the submission if it is accepted elsewhere. If you  need to withdraw one or more poems, but not the entire submission,  please add a note to your submission. For translations, please confirm that translation rights are available.



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We are looking for short stories, short shorts, novellas, novel excerpts (that stand alone), and translations (please confirm that translation rights are available). Our limit is 20,000 words. We attempt to respond to all prose submissions within twelve weeks. 

Please send only one piece at a time, unless the pieces are under 1,000 words. We will consider submissions that have been offered simultaneously to other publications, as long as you make it clear that it is a simultaneous submission and withdraw your submission immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.  

If you are a current subscriber, you may submit fee-free through the category Fiction-Subscriber. If you'd like to subscribe, please go to the NER website.

We will waive the online submission fee to current subscribers to NER in print, in gratitude for their support and readership. If you are unsure of your subscription status, if if you subscribe under a different name, please send us an email at nereview@middlebury.edu and we'll get back to you ASAP. If you are not a New England Review subscriber, please submit under the category Fiction (not Fiction - Subscriber).
 

We are looking for short stories, short shorts, novellas, novel excerpts (that stand alone), and translations. For translations, please confirm that translation rights are available. The word limit is 20,000. Please send only one piece at a time, unless the pieces are very short (under 1,000 words). We will consider submissions that have been offered simultaneously to other publications, as long as you make it clear that it is a simultaneous submission and withdraw your submission immediately upon acceptance elsewhere. We attempt to respond to all prose submissions within twelve weeks, though we are not always able to do so.



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We are looking for a broad range of nonfiction, as well as screenplays, dramatic works, and works in translation. For translations, please confirm that translation right are available. Among the types of nonfiction NER publishes are interpretive and personal essays, critical reassessments, cultural criticism (art, film, etc.), “Letters from Abroad,” and “Letters from American Places.” The word limit is 20,000.

If you are a current subscriber, you may submit under the category Nonfiction – Subscriber. If you'd like to subscribe, please go to the NER website.


We will waive the online submission fee to current subscribers to NER in print, in gratitude for their support and readership. If you are unsure of your subscription status, or if you subscribe under a different name, please send us an email at nereview@middlebury.edu and we'll get back to you ASAP. If you are not a New England Review subscriber, please submit under the category Nonfiction (not Nonfiction - Subscriber).

We are looking for a broad range of nonfiction, as well as screenplays, dramatic works, and works in translation. For translations, please confirm that translation right are available. Among the types of nonfiction NER publishes are interpretive and personal essays, critical reassessments, cultural criticism (art, film, etc.), “Letters from Abroad,” and “Letters from American Places.” The word limit is 20,000.



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NER Digital is New England Review’s online project dedicated to  original creative writing for the web.

Our series “Confluences” presents writers’ responses to other works of  art in any media. We are seeking brief essays, 500 to 1000 words, in  response to a book, play, poem, film, painting, sculpture, building, or  other work of art. Put yourself in the picture and fashion your essay  around an actual autobiographical encounter with—but most importantly, your emotional response to—this work of art. 

Along  with your submission, include a one-line writers’ bio and your current  mailing address. Please also submit an image of or link to the artwork  you are discussing. (Please note that the artwork will only be  reproduced on our website if we are able to secure permission from the  copyright holder.)

The fee for submission to NER Digital is $2.00; it's free to subscribers. If your work is accepted for publication, you will receive payment of $50, and a one-year subscription (or renewal) to NER.

NER Digital is New England Review’s online project dedicated to original creative writing for the web. We will waive the online submission fee to current print subscribers, in gratitude for their support and readership. If you are unsure of your subscription status, or if you subscribe under a different name, please send us an email at nereview@middlebury.edu. If you are not a New England Review subscriber, please submit under the category NER Digital (not NER Digital - Subscriber).

Our series “Confluences” presents writers’ responses to other works of art in any media. We are seeking brief essays, 500 to 1000 words, in response to a book, play, poem, film, painting, sculpture, building, or other work of art. Put yourself in the picture and fashion your essay around an actual autobiographical encounter with—and most importantly, your emotional response to—this work of art. Along with your submission, include a one-line writers’ bio and your current mailing address. Please also submit an image of or link to the artwork you are discussing. (Please note that the artwork will only be reproduced on our website if we are able to secure permission from the copyright holder.)

If your work is accepted for publication, you will receive a one-year subscription to NER (or a subscription renewal for current subscribers) plus a payment of $50.
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