TSR publishes work from established, debut, and emerging authors. Internet submission is preferred. Please note that all submissions are considered for both the print edition of The Southampton Review and TSR Online.

Please submit only once per reading period, and in only one category at a time. 

DEADLINES: Submissions are open from August 1 – October 1 and from January 1 – March 1.

TSR ONLINE submissions are free and almost always open. 

Our Short Short Fiction Contest is open for submissions from August 15 – September 15. Winners will be published in the Winter/Spring issue. 

Our Frank McCourt Memoir Prize contest is open for submissions from January 15 – February 15. Winners will be published in the Summer/Fall issue.

We are grateful to you for your interest in and support of The Southampton Review. Subscription and donation information is available on our website.

*   *   *   *   *

  • FICTION: We accept short stories and novel excerpts. No longer than 7,500 words.
  • POETRY: No more than five poems per submission, please.
  • NONFICTION: Our pages feature memoir, creative nonfiction, personal and traditional essay. No longer than 7,500 words.
  • ART: We publish a wide variety of art, including fine art, photography, graphic fiction/nonfiction, and cartoons/comics. Artwork should conform to the following specifications: Raster based images (photos/scans) must be 300dpi at 7" wide at least (larger is OK). All files should be in CMYK color mode.

Your cover letter should include your name, telephone number, address and email address. 

Please visit www.thesouthamptonreview.com/submit for our complete set of guidelines. 

TSR Online publishes one piece of writing or an art portfolio each Wednesday at 10AM. We're specifically interested in "weird and wonderful" writing and art.


We accept fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, art, photography, and graphic stories/nonfiction, comics/cartoons.


Prose: 2,500 max


Poetry: up to 5 poems


Art: up to 10 images


Rights revert to you upon publication. If you later publish the piece elsewhere, we ask that you credit TSR online. 


By purchasing a discounted subscription to The Southampton Review you will receive a FREE Submission. A link will be sent via email for the Free Submission once your purchase is complete.

TSR: The Southampton Review