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The Emerson Review

Literary Magazine

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Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

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This award-winning literary magazine is edited by undergraduates and issued annually. It includes short works of fiction and nonfiction, poetry, photography, and artwork by students, as well as works contributed from outside Emerson College.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    Two months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    26 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.77%*
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PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeNo

  • 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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 301

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

Fiction 5000 words max. Submit no more than one story or three flash fiction pieces at one time.

Fiction - 300 words max

Max words: 300

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

We also accept flash fiction (fiction pieces that are 300 words or shorter).

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $

personal essay, memoir

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Payment: $

We accept all kinds of poems but have a special place in our hearts for narrative poetry, prose poetry, and form poetry with a contemporary twist.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $

All kinds of 2D visual artwork, including photography, paintings, and digital art.

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $

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

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Regretfully, we cannot respond to art submissions until March. Payment/copies. Every contributor receives three complimentary copies of the issue in which their work appears. Additionally, we will be paying contributors. Amount TBD.

Tracker statistics

161

Total submissions tracked

26 days

Average response time

0.77%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

84 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 158 days, 161 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

22 days

12-month average response time

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This award-winning literary magazine is edited by undergraduates and issued annually. It includes short works of fiction and nonfiction, poetry, photography, and artwork by students, as well as works contributed from outside Emerson College. Our submission portal is open every year from August 1 to ...

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Founded

1953

Country

US

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    Editor Michelle Moroses avatar

    Michelle Moroses

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Gracie Varda avatar

    Gracie Varda

    Managing Editor