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New Welsh Review / New Welsh Reader

Literary Magazine





'A magazine of high integrity' London Review of Books

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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Pays£28-£170 per piece

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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 (short stories)

Max words: 1

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: £ 100 per piece

Short stories should be in the region of 2,500 to 3,000 words, although we do on occasion publish shorter stories and microfiction

Nonfiction (essays and creative nonfiction)

Max words: 2500

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us,

Payment: £ 170 per piece


Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 6

Payment: £ 28 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Work is chosen at the start of June, September and March for editions published on 1 September, 1 December and 25 May, respectively Stories generally attract, at current rates, a fee of £100, and essays and creative nonfiction pieces, £170 We currently pay £28/poem. The majority of articles in New Welsh Review are specially commissioned by the editor, but if you have a proposal please email a brief synopsis (300 words maximum) in the first instance to the editor

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