- Submissions cannot be previously published.
- No simultaneous submissions.
- Creative submissions of high-quality prose and poetry that imaginatively address the theme will be accepted.
- Poems should not exceed five pages. We will consider up to three poems at a time. Please submit all your poems in one document
- Short Stories should be between 2500-5000 words.
- Scholarly articles should be between 3000-6000 words. Include an abstract of 300 words and use MLA format. Please use endnotes not footnotes.
- Book Reviews should not exceed 2500 words. The subject matter of the book reviewed should address the theme. Watchung Review is interested in reviews of books published from 2021-2022.
- in a standard web/print font, such as Times New Roman or Arial in 10-12 pt. font. (No courier, or comic sans, please.)
- free of your name or other identifying/contact information in the manuscript, header, and filename
- attach a cover page with your manuscript that lists your name and contact information
- submitted in an accepted file type: doc, docx, rtf, txt, html
Please note: submissions that do not follow our guidelines will be automatically declined without explanation.