Submission Guidelines

Submissions are currently closed.

The Manchester Review publishes two issues per year in Spring and Autumn. During our submission period we welcome unpublished fiction, poetry and essays from both established and new writers. Please make no more than one submission per issue. Simultaneous submissions are permitted. In the subject line of your email, please include your name and the category of your submission (Fiction/Poetry/Non-Fiction). You should include a short bio in your cover email, and please make sure that identifying details are also on your submission. Please note: we only accept Word documents.

Prose

Please send only one piece of fiction or non-fiction. Very rarely do we publish works longer than 6,000 words.

Poetry

Please send no more than 3 poems.

Art

Please email us a link to your online portfolio. Unfortunately we cannot accept visual art submissions by post.

We strongly encourage online submissions to manreviewsubmissions@gmail.com.

 
Alternatively, postal submissions should be sent to:

Editor, The Manchester Review
Centre for New Writing
S1.20, Samuel Alexander Building
The University of Manchester
Manchester, M13 9PL

Due to the volume of submissions, we may not always respond in a timely manner. Please contact us about your submission should you not hear from us within three months.