Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Founded in 1980 by Philip Fried, THE MANHATTAN REVIEW is an international poetry journal that publishes poetry by excellent American writers together with poetry from Ireland and the United Kingdom, as well as translations of work from many other countries.
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
Primary Editor/Contact Person
essays, poetry, reviews, translation
Recent Awards Received
Pushcart Prize 2012 for Judith Wilkinson's translation of a Toon Tellegen poem, "A man found an angel..."
D. Nurkse, Julia Hartwig, Baron Wormser
3-5 poems. Brief bio. Notification if simultaneous.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
3 - 5 months
Average Print Run
Single Copy Price
Total Number Of Issues Published
Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
6 - 8
Average Number Of Pages
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
I created the magazine in 1980.
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
Kathleen Clancy is an intern and has responsibility for our Web site. Lynn Saville, a fine art photographer, is our cover editor.
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
Be brief and to the point.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
I receive them, I read them, I decide on them.
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
A spark of originality and a sense that the writer is also a reader.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Read the magazine first.
Do You Have A Favorite Unsolicited Submission Discovery Or Anecdote?
Frank Kujawinski's translations of poems by Stanislaw Baranczak arrived in my mailbox from out of the blue, sparking an interest in Polish poetry.
Who Is Your Ideal Reader?
One who brings himself or herself to the page and takes away another.