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The Southern Review

Literary Magazine

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The Southern Review strives to discover and promote a diverse array of engaging, relevant, and challenging literature—including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation from literary luminaries as well as the best established and emerging writers.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    229 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.58%*
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Pays$50-$200

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$3

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

    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

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $50-200

We rarely publish work that is longer than 10,000 words, though we will consider it.

Nonfiction

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $50-200

We rarely publish work that is longer than 10,000 words, though we will consider it.

Poetry

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $50-200

No more than either five poems or fifteen pages.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $50-200

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Pays! $50 for the first printed page and $25 for each subsequent printed page with a maximum payment of $200, plus two copies of the issue in which the work appears, and a one-year subscription to The Southern Review. Available in print Submission fee

Tracker statistics

90

Total submissions tracked

229 days

Average response time

0.58%

Average acceptance rate

29 days

Fastest response time

1125 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 2045 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

231 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Sep 1, 2024 - Jan 1, 2025

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About

The Southern Review is one of the nation’s premier literary journals. Hailed by Time as "superior to any other journal in the English language," we have made literary history since our founding in 1935. The Southern Review strives to discover and promote a diverse array of engaging, relevant, and ch...

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Founded

1935

Country

US

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    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jessica Faust avatar

    Jessica Faust

    Co-Editor and Poetry Editor

    Editor Sacha Idell avatar

    Sacha Idell

    Co-Editor and Prose Editor