We're excited to announce that after a brief hiatus, we've opened our submissions again, until June 1, 2017. Writers at all stages of their careers are invited to apply; however, we can only publish a very small fraction of the material we receive. If you are interested in submitting your work for consideration, please refer to our submission guidelines. We accept poetry, fiction, essays, and literary translations. Happy writing!
Greater Boston Writers Resist
January 15, 2017 / 1:30–4:30 pm
Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library
Entrance at 700 Boylston St
Greater Boston Writers Resist will feature readings and performances by authors, artists, young writers, and special guests. In resistance to the divisive and increasingly hostile political climate, this event will re-affirm the unifying democratic pillars now under threat, such as freedom of expression, freedom of the press, freedom of worship, equality, and diversity. This event is free to all.
Call for Reviewers
Harvard Review is looking for reviewers of poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction. We publish newspaper-style reviews of approximately 750 words. If interested, please send clips or a brief writing sample to reviews [at] harvardreview [dot] org. Please specify areas of interest (genre, translation/language, region, etc.). We encourage you to visit our book review section before submitting.
HR at BBF
Harvard Review will be on Copley Plaza in Boston for the Boston Book Festival Exhibitor Fair, Saturday, October 15 from 10 to 4:30. Come meet the editors and pick up a Harvard Review pencil and post-it! Editor Christina Thompson will also be moderating Fiction: Creative Lives, featuring Dinitia Smith, Dawn Tripp, and Elizabeth Nunez, 11:30 to 12:30, BPL Abbey, 700 Boylston Street, Boston.
Harvard Review was very happy to celebrate the launch of HR48 on February 3rd in the Woodberry Poetry Room with readings of The Dogs of Littlefield by fiction editor Suzanne Berne and Roll Deep by poetry editor Major Jackson.
Two Contributors Included in Best American Poetry 2016
Congratulations to Jill Bialosky (HR46) & Anya Silver (HR47) for their inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2016, edited by Edward Hirsch! Fantastic poems, fantastic people.
Q&A with NEH Public Scholar Christina Thompson
Porter Square Books Editors' Roundtable
Editor Christina Thompson will be at Porter Square Books next Monday, November 2, at 7 p.m. Read on here for more information. Hope to see you there!
Jill McDonough & Major Jackson at the Cambridge Public Library
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Cambridge Public Library (Main)
Three-time Pushcart Prize winner Jill McDonough, author of Habeas Corpus and Where You Live, reads her poetry with Major Jackson, Poetry Editor of Harvard Review and author of Hoops, Holding Company, and the new collection, Roll Deep.
Seven Contributors Make 'Notable' Lists in 2015 Best American Series
Hearty congratulations to our seven contributors who made the notable lists for the 2015 Best American series! Hats off to Alex R. Jones, Nandhini Sundaresan, Lia Purpura, Judith Kitchen, Mako Yoshikawa, Eileen Pollack, and Nick Neely.