Editorial Guidelines

Southern Women's Review is looking for poetry/prose, fiction, creative nonfiction/memoirs, and photography by Southern women.

  • Submit online to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • Please list the type of submission (poetry/prose, fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir or photography) in the subject line.¬†Attach and also paste your submission into the body of the email.
  • You must be a woman who was born in or grew up in the U.S. South; currently live in the U.S. South; or write about the U.S. South. For editorial purposes, we consider the U.S. South to be an area comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Maryland, Washington DC, and West Virginia.
  • We do accept simultaneous submissions. We do not accept previously published work. Your submission gives us permission to publish your work extensively online. At this time, we do not pay upon publication.
  • Deadline for submissions to our second issue is October 31, 2009.
  • Poetry: No more than 3-5 poems at a time.
  • Fiction: We are seeking stories of 2,000 words or less.
  • Creative Nonfiction/Memoir: We are seeking creative nonfiction/memoirs of 2,000 words or less.
  • Photography: Submit as a .jpg to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .¬† Please be sure to include title of work.