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Author Guidelines

We accept unsolicited submissions all months of the year except June, July, and August.

Please submit only one story or essay at a time, (10,000 words or less) or up to six poems. Reviews will now be published exclusively on our website. To inquire about writing a review, email us a query and an example of your writing at

The average time to reply to a submission is four months. If you have not heard back by that time, send us an email and we'll do our best to get back to you.

Submissions via fax or email will not be considered.

We do accept simultaneous submissions.

As of September 1st, 2016, we will no longer be accepting paper submissions.

Thank you for your interest in the Sewanee Review.

Click here to submit via our Submittable page.

The Sewanee Review

Volume: 125 (2017)
Frequency: Quarterly
Print ISSN: 0037-3052
Online ISSN: 1934-421X