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A political and literary forum—a public space for discussion of ideas and culture. Independent and nonprofit, animated by hope and committed to equality, we believe in the power of collective reasoning and imagination to create a more just world.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:  / 
    204 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.86%*
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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

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    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

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    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max words: 6000

You may submit nonfiction pitches and drafts between 2,000 and 6,000 words, subject to these limitations: We DO NOT ACCEPT memoirs or personal essays. We DO NOT ACCEPT op-eds or pieces of fewer than 2,000 words.

Review

Max words: 2000

Max words: 6000

Reviews of books, films, or other cultural artifacts only within three months of the publication or release date of the work under review.

How to submit

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  • Eligibility

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  • Formatting

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  • Additional info

    Please note that we are a general interest U.S. literary and political magazine with a global audience; we are not a local Boston news organization. We primarily publish substantial, nuanced, long-form essays, book reviews, and political, cultural, and philosophical analysis; we do not publish op-eds, and we do not accept unsolicited personal essays.

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204 days

Average response time

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Average acceptance rate

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Boston Review is a political and literary forum—a public space for discussion of ideas and culture. Independent and nonprofit, animated by hope and committed to equality, we believe in the power of collective reasoning and imagination to create a more just world. To that end, we reject the easy dis...

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