The Eudora Welty Review publishes peer reviewed essays (7,500-10,000 words), notes (1,500-3,500 words), interviews, etc. on Eudora Welty’s life, writings, and photographs, and the cultural milieu and figures related to Welty and the aesthetics of her work.

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Contributors must secure permissions for images and for quotations beyond fair use.

Essay submissions should be accompanied by an abstract of 100-200 words and a list of 5 key words.

Submissions are due September 1st for the following year’s issue (September 1, 2023 for the 2024 issue). Submit Microsoft Word files as attachments to Sarah Ford at Inquiries are welcome.


EWR notifies authors by email that submissions have been received. Notification of the editor’s decision regarding publication will be sent in approximately 4–6 months.


Contributors will receive electronic page proofs for a final review for errors and minor changes.


EWR contributors will receive a free copy of the issue in which their work is published. We encourage all our contributors to become EWR subscribers by the time of publication.