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 email@example.com. 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
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.