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Michigan Quarterly Review

Literary Magazine

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Founded in 1962, MQR has been publishing urgent and powerful literary voices for over sixty years as the flagship journal of the University of Michigan.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    260 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.75%*
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Fee$3

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    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

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 7000

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

Nonfiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 7000

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

Poetry

Max pieces: 6

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

3-6 poems in one document, not to exceed a total of 12 pages

Review

Max words: 3000

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

We are currently accepting book review pitches for MQR Online features. Please submit your brief pitch in the body of an email to mqronlinepitches@gmail.com. Our Online Editor will invite selected pitches to submit a full piece (up to 3,000 words) for consideration.

Interview

Max words: 3000

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

We are currently accepting author interview pitches for MQR Online features. Please submit your brief pitch in the body of an email to mqronlinepitches@gmail.com. Our Online Editor will invite selected pitches to submit a full piece (up to 3,000 words) for consideration.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $

Please submit translations in the appropriate genre and include biographical information for both the author and translator.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Manuscripts should be double-spaced, right margins not justified

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

267

Total submissions tracked

260 days

Average response time

0.75%

Average acceptance rate

17 days

Fastest response time

579 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 831 days, 956 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

304 days

12-month average response time

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    General

    Aug 1, 2024 - Nov 1, 2024

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About

ichigan Quarterly Review, founded in 1962, is an interdisciplinary and international literary journal, combining distinctive voices in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, as well as works in translation. The flagship literary journal of the University of Michigan, our magazine embraces creative urgenc...

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1962

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    Editor Khaled Mattawa avatar

    Khaled Mattawa

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Carlina Duan avatar

    Carlina Duan

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Polly Rosenwaike avatar

    Polly Rosenwaike

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Laurel Billings avatar

    Laurel Billings

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Tyler Dunston avatar

    Tyler Dunston

    Online Editor

    Editor Aaron J. Stone avatar

    Aaron J. Stone

    Managing Editor

    Editor Dana Moss avatar

    Dana Moss

    Assistant Managing Editor