Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Long known as a publication that “punches above its weight,” Virginia Quarterly Review reimagines the potential of literary magazines by expanding its reach beyond fiction, poetry, and criticism to include compelling narrative reporting, striking photography, and innovative multimedia storytelling. VQR consistently defies expectations by reaching readers—through print and digital subscriptions, electronic access in libraries, and online content—in more than 200 countries and territories.
Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
If Yes, Please Name
University of Virginia
Primary Editor/Contact Person
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art, translation
Recent Awards Received
two National Magazine Awards in 2006 (General Excellence & fiction), 2006 CELJ Phoenix Award.
Tom Bissell, Brock Clarke, Natasha Trethewey
Five poems at a time, or two stories at once. Not in summer months. SASE for reply
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
From 9 / 5 - 1 / 31
3 - 4 months
Number Of Paid Staff
Number Of Unpaid Staff
Average Print Run
$25 / Institution $28
Single Copy Price
Number Of Issues Per Year
Total Number Of Issues Published
Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
10 - 6.75
Average Number Of Pages
Publish Print Anthology?