Begun in 1915 and located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, Southwest Review is the third oldest, continuously published literary quarterly in the United States. Selections from Southwest Review have been reprinted in volumes of The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Essays, The Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South, and elsewhere.
Essay, fiction, and poetry pieces accepted by mail and online. No previously published or simultaneous submissions.
Annual contests include the Morton Marr Poetry Prize (first place $1,000; second place $500)—deadline September 30th, and the David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Fiction ($1,000)—deadline May 1st. Publication in SWR accompanies prizes.
For complete submission guidelines, full contest rules, and all other information, mail a SASE to P.O. Box 750374, Dallas, TX 75275-0374, or see the website at www.smu.edu/southwestreview.