We welcome unsolicited submissions from July 1 to October 1, 2020. We look forward to considering your work!

See genre guidelines below for specific info. All submissions must be previously unpublished.


Accessibility note: if Submittable is not accessible to you, please contact the appropriate genre editor via email for accommodation instructions.

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Upload general poetry submissions here. 

Please no more than 5 poems as a single submission. 

Please submit only once per reading period. 

Do not include any identifying information on your submission file. 

.doc and .docx files strongly preferred!

Simultaneous submissions are fine, but do let us know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. 

If you wish to withdraw only a particular piece from a submission of multiple poems, please add a note to your submission via Submittable.

Students and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin cannot submit. If we have published your work, please wait a full issue cycle before submitting again (2 years).

If you have any additional questions, please contact our poetry editor Laurel Faye at poetry@batcityreview.com.

We look forward to reading your work! 

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Upload general fiction submissions here!

Do not include any identifying information on your submission. 

Please number your pages, and include a word count at the top of the first page. 

Limit 6,000 words.

Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. 

Submit only once per genre per reading period. 

Students and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin cannot submit. If we have published your work, please wait a full issue cycle before submitting again (2 years).

If you have additional questions, please contact our fiction editor Eric Sacks at fiction@batcityreview.com.

We look forward to reading your work!

Upload creative nonfiction submissions here!

Do not include any identifying information on your submission. 

Do include a word count at the top of the first page, and please keep submissions under 6,000 words

Submit only once per genre per reading period. 

Simultaneous submissions encouraged, though we ask that you withdraw your piece should it be accepted elsewhere.

Students and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin cannot submit. If we have published your work, please wait a full issue cycle before submitting again (2 years).

If you have additional questions, please contact our nonfiction editor Sophia Schlesinger at nonfiction@batcityreview.com.

We look forward to reading your work!

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Please upload visual art submissions here. 

We are receptive to art submissions of all kinds, inclusive of drawing, painting, photography, digital works, and documentation of sculpture and performance. We welcome anything that can be represented well in our print publication or on our website.

Editors may elect to publish accepted visual submissions either online or in our print issue, or both. 

Accepted file formats include: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, jpeg, mp4, tif, tiff, png, mov, avi.

If the file type you need is not available, please contact the Art Editor for assistance, or upload a .jpg photo or .pdf with a SAMPLE OF THE WORK. Specify the nature of the submission in your cover letter. The editors will review your sample and contact you if they wish to see more.

If you have further questions, contact our Art Editor at art@batcityreview.com

Students and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin cannot submit. If we have published your work, please wait a full issue cycle before submitting again (2 years).

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