The Southern Review

The Southern Review is one of the nation’s premiere 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. We publish a diverse array of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by the country’s—and the world’s—most respected contemporary writers.

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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submissions Window - Sep 1, 2018 thru Dec 1, 2018 (Begins 167 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
2 cents/word

7500 to 8000 words
2 cents/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes

Market Response Data
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There are 10 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
37 min | 160.55 mean avg | 194 median | 216 max days
90.00% (11.11% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
10 pending responses (108 min | 126 mean avg | 127 median | 131 max days waiting)
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