Submissions

Submissions for Fall 2014 run from Friday, September 26th, to Sunday, November 9th.

 

Guidelines

  • We publish translations of poetry, short or excerpted fiction, plays, and literary nonfiction. We also consider English-language reviews, interviews, and essays on translation and translation studies. We encourage writers of reviews and interviews to query us by email before submitting.

  • We no longer accept submissions via post. Please email all submissions in a single .doc or .docx attachment to studorg-exchanges@uiowa.edu.

  • We happily accept simultaneous submissions. Kindly notify us at the same email address if your work is accepted for publication elsewhere.

 

 

To be considered for publication, submissions must include:

  • --Both the original and the translation;

  • --50 to 100-word biographies of both author and translator;

  • --A short note on the process of translation (refer to our previously published notes for ideas);

  • --Permission for online publication of the original. 

 

Guidelines for length:

  • --Poetry: up to 7 poems;

  • --Fiction: up to 4000 words;

  • --Drama: up to 15 pages;

  • --Literary nonfiction: up to 4000 words, or up to 2500 words for translated criticism;

  • --Reviews: up to 500 words (longer pieces may be acceptable if multiple works are being reviewed together);

  • --Interviews: up to 2500 words;

  • --Essays on translation: up to 2500 words.