Westerly publishes short stories, poetry, memoir and creative non-fiction, essays and literary criticism.
Submissions to Issue 64.2 (November 2019) are now open. Note that submission of scholarly articles for consideration is open year round (see referencing guidelines, below).
All academic work submitted is subject to a double-blind refereeing process, and all creative work is selected through a single-blind reading by the independent poetry and prose editors.
Contributors are expected to be subscribers of the Magazine. While submissions from non-subscribers will be accepted, should your work be accepted for publication in this instance, you will be asked to accept a subscription to the Magazine as part payment for your work.
Poetry: maximum of five poems, with maximum 50 lines each.
Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction: maximum 3500 words.
Essays: maximum 5000 words.
Reviews: between 500-700 words, to be published online or in print.
Deadline for submissions: Saturday 31 August 2019.
For more information about submission guidelines, payment, and to submit online, please visit Westerly’s website.