We will accept submissions from November 25 to January 25.
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Work must be previously unpublished. Contributors will receive two copies of the issue in which they are published, an opportunity to purchase additional copies at half-price, and a one-year subscription. We do not offer any monetary remuneration for publication.
Note: Current NYU students and recent (within last 3 years) graduates are not eligible to submit to Washington Square.
The spring 2024 New Voices Award will be open to fiction submissions. The NYU MFA faculty judge will be Jonathan Safran Foer. The winner will receive $1,500 and publication in the journal (in print and online). For more information, go to our website here: https://www.washingtonsquarereview.com/newvoicesaward.
Submissions should not exceed 5,000 words. Please submit one story per submission, and one story per submission period.
Fiction submissions should not exceed 5,000 words. One story per submission, and only one submission per author, per submission period.
Creative nonfiction submissions should not exceed 5,000 words. One piece per submission, and only one submission per author, per submission period.
We publish poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in translation. Please submit both the original and the translation whenever possible. Translators are expected to have identified the original copyright holder and obtained confirmation that the translation rights are available before submitting, and, if accepted, are responsible for securing those rights.
Poetry submissions should not exceed five poems and prose submissions should not exceed 5,000 words.