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Friday, January 17, 2020

Global City Review seeks submissions

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Deadline: January 31, 2020

Global City Review is a biannual online and print publication. Each issue is organized around a broad theme and includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews, essays, and artwork.

The designated theme for forthcoming Issue 24 is: Setting The Record Straight.

The open submission period for Setting The Record Straight is now open and will close on January 31, 2020.

We publish:

  • short fiction and memoir (up to 15 pages)
  • poetry (up to 5 poems; please format and submit as a single document)
  • interviews and essays (up to 15 pages)
  • artwork in various mediums
  • We accept simultaneous submission. If your work is accepted elsewhere, we ask you inform us immediately.
  • No multiple submissions. Please only send one submission per reading period.
  • We publish original, previously unpublished work.


  • All manuscripts must be double spaced and numbered.
  • To be included on the first page of your submission: 
  • your name;
  • contact information;
  • genre;
  • word count; and
  • one to three sentences about how the work speaks to the designated theme of the forthcoming issue.
  • We accept .doc and .docx formats.

Email your file to

Upon acceptance of submissions, GCR acquires the standard first serial publication rights. Each issue will be archived online indefinitely, but both print and online rights revert to authors upon publication.

We strive to respond to your work in a timely manner. If you have not received notification within three months of submitting, please contact us.

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