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The Evergreen Review

Literary Magazine





Wtf is genre, send anything


Founded in 1957 by the legendary Barney Rosset. Edited by Dale Peck. Committed to a progressive outlook, the off-beat, the alternative. Publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry and video. Online only and free to read.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3-6 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Paysfrom $250

Find more details in the Genres section


Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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 - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 5

Payment: from $250

Nonfiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Submission fee: $ 5

Payment: from $250


Submission fee: $ 5

Payment: from $250

send 5–10 of your best unpublished poems


Submission fee: $ 5

Payment: from $250

No specific limitations

Wtf is genre, send anything

Submission fee: $ 5

Payment: from $250

We’re especially excited by works which blur the lines between multiple genres and forms.

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

    Active on social media Pays! $250 for essay/short story or group of poems Submission fee, though waived in case of financial hardship

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

120 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

291 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 939 days, 943 days

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In 1957, Barney Rosset, Fred Jordan and a few others launched The Evergreen Review with work by Samuel Beckett, Jean-Paul Sartre, Mark Schorer, and James Purdy. For the next sixteen years, Evergreen published writing that launched an assault on American propriety: literary, sexual, and social. Everg...

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    Editor Dale Peck avatar

    Dale Peck


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    John Oakes