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New England Review

About New England Review: New England Review distinguishes itself with a fine blend of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that is both challenging and inviting to the general reader.

Contact Information:

Editors: Stephen Donadio, Carolyn Kuebler, Marcia Parlow

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT  05753

Phone: (802) 443-5075

Email: NEReview[at]middlebury[dot]edu


Submission/Subscription Information:

Genres: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, translations, criticism, reviews

Simultaneous submissions: yes, for prose only Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: 9/1-5/31 Response time: 4-12 weeks Payment: yes (see website) Contests: no ISSN: 1053-1297 Founded: 1978 Issues per year: 4 Distributors: Ingram, Ubiquity Average pages: 200 Sample copy (postpaid): $10 Copy Price: $10 Subscription (Ind): $30 Subscription (Inst): $45

Publisher’s Description: “One of the journals most often mentioned by writers and readers - including editors of other journals, as among the nation's best.”—Boston Globe

Each issue of New England Review presents poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in a broad spectrum of viewpoints and genres, including traditional and experimental fiction, translations in poetry and prose, criticism, letters from abroad, reviews in arts and literature, and rediscoveries. Founded in 1978 and currently edited by Stephen Donadio, NER keeps its readers in touch with the imaginative adventures of a wide range of writers, with a strong commitment to presenting new voices .

Recent and forthcoming issues feature new work by Jennifer Grotz, William Logan, Matthew Olzmann, Carl Phillips, Castle Freeman Jr., Christine Sneed, and Debora Greger, plus a range of nonfiction and translations.

NER is published four times a year by Middlebury College. Managing Editor is Carolyn Kuebler; Poetry Editor is C. Dale Young.

Recent issues:

Vol. 34 #3 & 4: Featuring fiction by Charles Baxter, Leslie Bazzett, Castle Freeman Jr., Young Rader, Andrew Touhy, and Nick Wolven; poetry by Derrick Austin, Tommye Blount, Christopher Brookhouse, Gary Fincke, Jenny Johnson, John Kinsella, Karl Kirchwey, Cate Marvin, Sarah Murphy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Matthew Nienow, John Poch, Paisley Rekdal, Martha Rhodes, Craig Morgan Teicher, and G. C. Waldrep; nonfiction by Eve Adler, Rick Barot, Robert Chandler, David Edgar, Ellen Hinsey, Barbara Hyams, Helen Keller, Merritt Moseley, Steven Poole, Peter Savodnik, Vladimir Shlyakhov, P. Adams Sitney, Jeff Staiger, and Tomas Venclova; as well as many translations.

In this issue (Vol. 34 #2): Seamus Heaney’s translation of a Roman sonnet by du Bellay, with an introductory note by Paul Muldoon; Peter Plagens reflects on a successful Bad Boy artist and what his candid memory memoir reveals; Vladmir Putin lays down the law; Ireland and Venice, in the presence and absence of empire; evocations of Elizabeth Bishop; an unofficial report from Dubai; shades of Nietzsche and Thomas Mann in Benjamin Britten’s last quartet; and What Keeps Napoleon Awake at Night.

Vol. 34 #1: New poems by Aaron Baker, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Joanne Dominique Dwyer, Tarfia Faizullah, Debora Greger, Benjamin S. Grossberg, Joshua R. Helms, James Hoch, Maria Hummel, Eric Pankey, Melissa Range, and Andres Rojas; new fiction from Michael Coffey, Kathryn Davis, Steve De Jarnatt, Lisa Van Orman Hadley, and Christine Sneed; a translation of Yves Bonnefoy by Hoyt Rogers; and nonfiction by Hilaire Belloc, Italo Calvino, Kathleen Chaplin, Joanne Jacobson, Joseph McElroy, and Ashley Hope Pérez.


last updated 3/18/2014