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