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The Massachusetts Review
massrev@external.umass.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Phone
    (413) 545-2689
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    A 200-page quarterly of fiction, poetry, essays, and the visual arts by both emerging talents and established authors, including Pulitzer and Nobel prizewinners, MR combines pressing social issues with the highest quality artistic work. Recent special issues have covered war, the Mediterranean and Middle East, Africa in the 21st Century, and more.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Emily Wojcik
  • Contact title
    Managing Editor
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    Ours is a generalist reader who cares deeply for both literature and the wider world.
  • Representative authors
    John Ashbery, Emily Barton, Martin Espada
  • Submissions policy
    Submission, cover letter, and SASE via mail, or see Web site for further guidelines. No queries are necessary. We do not accept emailed submissions. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    From 10 / 1 - 5 / 31
  • Reporting time
    2 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
    cash, copies, subscription
  • Contests
    Anne Halley Poetry Prize for best poem published in the previous year; Chametzky Prize for Translation (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
    1
  • Number of unpaid staff
    15
  • Distributors
    Ubiquity, Source Interlink
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    140
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    4
  • ISSN Number
    0025-4878
  • Total Circulation
    1,500
  • Paid Subscriptions
    1,100
  • Individual Price
    29
  • Insitutional Price
    35
  • Single Copy Price
    10
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rate
    .Exchange or $150/full page
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    3
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    9 - 6
  • Average Number of Pages
    200

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