Submissions

Call for Submissions

Our Spring 2014 issue, Topographies, is now up!

Submissions for Fall 2014 will open on Sunday, Sept. 21st.

Guidelines

We publish translations of poetry, fiction (short fiction or excerpts from larger works), drama, and literary nonfiction. We also consider original reviews, interviews, and essays on translation if written in English. We encourage writers of reviews and interviews to query us by email before submitting. Further guidelines follow below.

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.

All submissions must be sent via email as .doc or .docx attachments to studorg-exchanges@uiowa.edu. We no longer accept submissions via post.

We happily accept simultaneous submissions. Please notify us immediately if your work is accepted for publication elsewhere.