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  • Reading Period: February 1st through March 15th and from September 1st through October 15th.
  • Recommended submission: 3-5 poems or essays up to 20 pages.
  • Only one submission per reading period, please.
  • Manuscripts can be submitted by mail or electronically through Submittable.
  • We do not publish fiction.
  • We cannot consider work by current HWS students. Please do not submit if you currently attend HWS.
  • Please include a self-address stamped envelope (SASE).
  • Manuscripts postmarked outside of our reading period will be returned unread.

Editorial Response

  • Editors typically respond within 6 to 9 months, sooner if we can.
  • Accepted authors receive two complimentary copies of their issue and a two-year subscription to Seneca Review.
  • Copyright is held by Hobart and William Smith Colleges until publication, at which time rights revert to the author.

Our mailing address is:

Seneca Review
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney St.
Geneva, NY 14456