The Hopkins Review is currently closed to submissions.
The Hopkins Review is committed to publishing the best contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art. The editors seek to publish emerging writers along with established writers. We accept manuscripts via mail and our .
No manuscripts can be returned nor inquiries answered unless accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Submissions sent by fax or e-mail will not be considered. Unsolicited manuscripts will not be accepted from May through August or from December through January. All submissions (including cover letter) must be typed.
Fiction : Submit only one story at a time (not exceeding 8000 words) or three pieces of flash fiction. Must be typewritten, double-spaced, paginated, and include the author’s name and contact information on first page.
Poetry : Submit up to five poems of any length. Must be typewritten and include the author’s name and contact information on each poem. List the poems in the cover letter.
Nonfiction : Submit one work at a time (generally not exceeding 30 pages). We publish personal essays, memoirs, and reviews. Please inquire about reviews as they are published only with editorial pre-approval.
Art : Submit digital art, photography, painting, drawing, etc. Must include the artist’s name and contact information along with titles on the cover letter. Include SASE for return of media.
Note that we do accept simultaneous submissions, but we ask that you let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Address all manuscripts to:
The Hopkins Review
The Writing Seminars, Gilman Hall
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218