Letter Review

Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Letter Review is an online Literary Journal with the primary goal of publishing new poetry and fiction. We are open to unsolicited submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We also run writing prizes with over $1000 USD prize pool for each, and publication for the 3 winners in each. All entries are considered for publication. We are dedicated to assisting writers to get published, performed, and produced. We feature interviews with professional writers, and publish helpful information. We are seeking submissions from writers who live anywhere in the world.

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Ol James
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essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art
Submissions Policy
All details for submissions can be found here: https://letterreview.com/submissions/ We believe in the importance of supporting writers and so are currently open to unsolicited submissions of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Submission Guidelines: We are open to submissions all year round. Submissions are open to writers from everywhere in the world. There are no theme or genre restrictions. You will receive an automated confirmation email. We aim to respond within 3 months. We pay $50 USD upon publication. There is a service charge of $4 USD per submission for our regular submissions. We accept service charge free submissions each February. You may submit multiple times. All submissions must be the original work of the author, and previously unpublished. This includes online publication. Work that has been circulated as part of a writing course is acceptable as long as access is password protected. The submission must not be under contract elsewhere, and the author must have copyright to every element of the work. Submissions must not be defamatory, obscene, unlawful, or libelous. Fiction must be entirely fictional, and any resemblance to persons a coincidence. We do not publish translations. Letter Review requires a three month exclusive right to publication from the date of first publication, and a non exclusive indefinite right to publish after the first three months. Simultaneous submissions are allowed but please inform us that you are withdrawing your piece as soon as it is accepted elsewhere by sending an email to [email protected] with ‘Withdrawal’ in the subject line. Alterations and refunds will not be possible. Please submit in a word doc (.doc or .docx), with numbered pages, and in size 12 font. Poetry may include text of any size. Online submissions only please. Fiction Submissions Submit up to 3000 words per service charge. Include a short bio of not more than 200 words. Poetry Submissions Submit up to 5 poems not exceeding 15 pages per service charge. Include a short bio of not more than 200 words. Nonfiction Submissions Submit up to 5000 words per service charge. Please include a detailed abstract which gives a summary of the entire piece including your conclusions. Include a short bio of not more than 200 words.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
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Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
- 3 months
Author Payments
Letter Review Prize for Short Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Manuscripts
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Ol James
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
Authors and contributors are paid professional wages.
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
Be brief and courteous. List where you have been published.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
Blind marking.
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
High quality submissions.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Submitting takes bravery. We thank you for considering us as a home for your work.
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