When submitting to New English Review please follow these guidelines.

All submissions for the following month should be received by the 20th (for instance, if you are submitting for July’s issue, have your work in by June 20).

Original Work
Our preference is for original work only. If your submission was previously published you must state the name of the publication, date of publication, and provide a link to the online version (if available). Previously published works will be considered though they are not preferred.

File Formats
Word (doc, docx) or Text (txt) or Rich Text.

Formatting 

  • No formatting should be used in your file.
  • All paragraphs should be left justified.
  • Use Verdana or Arial fonts.
  • All numbered or bulleted lists must be indented.
  • Do not use page numbering in your Word file.

Quotes
All quotes must be cited in the text or with an endnote. Footnotes are not used. All quotes must be specified as such with a quotation at the beginning and end of the quote.

Links
If using Word format, all links must be embedded using Word’s hyperlink function. Highlight the word or phrase to which you want to add a link, click CTRL + K, then paste the link in the “Address” field. If using TXT format please include link URL within parentheses, e.g. (http//newenglishreview.org)

Graphics
All graphics should be in JPEG format. If the image is copyrighted or used with permission, you must state the copyright holder or the image owner who provided permission. If image is taken from the internet, provide a link to the image as a separate line, e.g., Image from: URL.

Italics
Use italics as infrequently as possible, or not at all.

Clarity and Tone
Your submission should be of the highest quality and with a clear tone to get your message across in the strongest way that you can.

Length
New English Review does not have a minimum or maximum word count.

Fiction
When writing dialogue the speaker must be clearly identified in the text.

Poetry
If you want your poetry formatted in a manner other than left justified please format your poem in the way that you would like it to appear to the reader. We will replicate your formatting should your work be accepted.

Biographical Statement
Please include a short biographical statement (with a link to your website or any publications if you should wish to include them).  

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