For our Spring 2019 issue, Michigan Quarterly Review seeks submissions on the theme of Iran — its literature, culture, and history, particularly perspectives on the 1979 revolution written in Iran or in the Diaspora. The issue, guest edited by Kathryn Babyan, seeks to present a collective of voices and reflections by a generation born in the shadow of revolution. We especially encourage translations from Persian, Kurdish, Armenian, and Azeri languages spoken in Iran.
Prose submissions: 5,000 words maximum
Poetry submissions: 8 pages maximum
Submit work for this issue through June 30, 2018.
Submit author interviews, book reviews, craft essays, and general nonfiction related to arts & culture. Essays should not be longer than 3,000 words. If there are photos to accompany your piece, please make a note in your cover letter. Payment is $30 per piece.