We want work that is urgent and beautiful, that was written with lightning and a sense that tomorrow may never come. We want work that pushes edges and tells us something new. We love work that is personal and political—political in the largest sense, as in awareness of who has the power and how it is they came to have it. We publish interviews and book reviews and review-essays.
We publish exclusively the openings of unpublished novels, accompanied by brief Authors' Statements. In each issue, we feature a range of genres, including literary dramas, mysteries, science fiction, and historical fiction.
We are looking for novel openings in every genre, with intriguing characters and premises, but above all we prioritize polished, confident writing.
Mithila Review is an international speculative arts and culture magazine. We are open to original submissions as well as translations from around the world.
Along with original speculative fiction and poetry, we will host reviews, discussions and appreciations of stories, books, movies, television series, arts, comics, etc that explore interstitial spaces and marginal experience in the world we live today.
"Please send us your best stories. As a new market in a part of the world where none exists, where nobody expects us to publish, we cannot afford to compromise on quality.
The personal is always political. We seek to publish fiction, poetry and art that reveal, resist or address various forms of tyrannies."
Please make sure to read our submission guidelines.
We aim to publish a rich variety of short fiction and poetry, penned by both emerging and established writers. We tend to select work that reflects positivity and kindness, and while we publish several genres, we have a soft spot for both romance and women's fiction.
Take a look at our previously published pieces of fiction and poetry to gain an idea of what we are looking for. Additionally, keep an eye on our upcoming themed contests.
Publishes short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and photography / digital art that promote the uniquely positive and edifying.
Read the submission guidelines and published issues to get an idea of the content we accept. We are a adamant about no vulgarity/no cursing. Follow our social media for announcements of special needs /shortages in each category.