Massachusetts Review

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Noam Chomsky, Chinua Achebe, Leila Chatti, Joan Houlihan, Tabish Khair, Erri DeLuca, John Ashbery, Grace Paley
Digital, Print
Reading Period: 
Oct 1 to Apr 30
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Subscription Price: 
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

The Massachusetts Review is an independent quarterly journal of literature, the arts, and public affairs. MR has deep local roots but an international scope, with an emphasis on work that provokes debate, challenges ideology, and engages the serious public issues of our time.

Tips From the Editor

Please read our guidelines carefully. We highly recommend reading an issue (or the work available for free on our website).

Poetry: We will consider up to 6 poems in a single submission.

Prose: We consider fiction and nonfiction of up to 8,000 words. We will consider up to three flash fiction pieces (1,000 words ore less) in a single submission. For longer prose, we encourage you to submit work to our Working Titles.

No submissions are accepted via e-mail.

Contact Information

Emily Wojcik, Managing Editor
Photo Lab 309, Universiy of Massachusetts
211 Hicks Way
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Last updated: Aug 11, 2022