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THE MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW is seeking submissions for a special issue reflecting critically on the thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and on the current failings and future promises of Europe. We are not interested in nostalgia or celebration. Rather, we want outstanding work in any genre that addresses the dramatic transformations of 1989 as a contemporary issue and that recognizes local, even personal realities as echoes of global social and geopolitical problems. The Guest Editor for this issue is poet, translator, and literary scholar Benjamin Paloff. 

Prose: 5,000 words max. Poetry: 8 pages max.   

 We are particularly interested in translations of contemporary work.  

 THE MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW is seeking submissions for a special issue reflecting critically on the thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and on the current failings and future promises of Europe. We are not interested in nostalgia or celebration. Rather, we want outstanding work in any genre that addresses the dramatic transformations of 1989 as a contemporary issue and that recognizes local, even personal realities as echoes of global social and geopolitical problems. The Guest Editor for this issue is poet, translator, and literary scholar Benjamin Paloff. 

Prose: 5,000 words max. Poetry: 8 pages max.   

 We are particularly interested in translations of contemporary work.  

 THE MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW is seeking submissions for a special issue reflecting critically on the thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and on the current failings and future promises of Europe. We are not interested in nostalgia or celebration. Rather, we want outstanding work in any genre that addresses the dramatic transformations of 1989 as a contemporary issue and that recognizes local, even personal realities as echoes of global social and geopolitical problems. The Guest Editor for this issue is poet, translator, and literary scholar Benjamin Paloff. 

Prose: 5,000 words max. Poetry: 8 pages max.  

We are particularly interested in translations of contemporary work. 


 THE MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW is seeking submissions for a special issue reflecting critically on the thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and on the current failings and future promises of Europe. We are not interested in nostalgia or celebration. Rather, we want outstanding work in any genre that addresses the dramatic transformations of 1989 as a contemporary issue and that recognizes local, even personal realities as echoes of global social and geopolitical problems. The Guest Editor for this issue is poet, translator, and literary scholar Benjamin Paloff.

Interviews and reviews only. All book reviews must be of titles published in the last 12 months. 3,000 words max. 

Submit author interviews, book reviews, craft essays, and general nonfiction related to arts & culture. Essays should not be longer than 3,000 words. Please only send book reviews for titles published within the last 12 months. If there are photos to accompany your piece, please make a note in your cover letter. Payment is $30 per piece.

Please note that we are not currently reading fiction or poetry for MQR Online. Poems and short stories for the print journal should be submitted to their respective categories in Submittable.

Upload works of translation and please specify type in cover letter: poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. 

Payment is $100 for prose and $25 for poetry.

Please submit in between 3-6 poems, not to exceed a total of 12 pages. 

Payment is $25.

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Manuscripts should be double-spaced, right margins not justified. 1,500 words minimum, 5,000 average, 7,000 maximum.

All reviews and interviews should be submitted to MQR Online 

Payment is $100 per prose piece.

Manuscripts should be double-spaced, right margins not justified. 1,500 words minimum, 5,000 average, 7,000 maximum.

Payment is $100 per prose piece.

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