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Southern Humanities Review

Literary Magazine

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Southern Humanities Review is the literary quarterly housed in the Department of English at Auburn University. Founded in 1967, SHR publishes fiction, poetry, and essays.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    119 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:
    3% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    8.69%*
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Payssee Genres section for details

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • 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 - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Sub Genres: Literary, Speculative

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 50 per piece

Also looking for online fiction features: 500-2000 words; no submission fee

Nonfiction - 12000 words max

Max words: 12000

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 50 per piece

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 25 per piece

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $25-50

Requires pdf of original piece and written permission from copyright holder

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Copyright reverts to the author upon publication.

  • Additional info

    Payment for print journal: $50 for prose; $25 per poem; plus 2 contributor copies. While we are located in the American South, we are interested in work from all human communities and variety of perspectives, geographic and otherwise. We are also interested in writers in various stages of their careers, and especially in work from historically underrepresented voices.

Tracker statistics

116

Total submissions tracked

119 days

Average response time

8.69%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

217 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

14.28%

12-month average acceptance rate

129 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    Fall Submissions

    Aug 15, 2024 - Nov 1, 2024

    Spring Submissions

    Jan 15, 2025 - Mar 14, 2025

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Southern Humanities Review is the literary quarterly housed in the Department of English at Auburn University. Founded in 1967, SHR publishes fiction, poetry, and essays. Work published in SHR is considered for Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Awards, and the Pushcart Pri...

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Founded

1967

Country

US

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    Editor Anton Disclafani avatar

    Anton Disclafani

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Rose McLarney avatar

    Rose McLarney

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Maria Kuznetsova avatar

    Maria Kuznetsova

    Editor

    Editor Justin Gardiner avatar

    Justin Gardiner

    Editor

    Editor Emma Brousseau avatar

    Emma Brousseau

    Managing Editor