TDR publishes four new short stories every three months
(i.e., in September, December, March and June).
for each issue will be received in the month prior to publication.
For example, if you want your story to be considered for the September
issue, send it to us in August.
See table below for the details
of upcoming issues:
tuned for update later in the summer
one story per writer per submission period.
submissions will be open in these months only.
Submissions sent in other months will not be considered.
Submissions sent in for one issue will not be considered for the
next issue. For example, if you send your story in August and it
doesn't appear in the September issue, the editors are not storing
it someplace for consideration at a later date.
We try to send an
email response to all submissions. Unfortunately, life and/or
technology often interferes with these best laid plans. It's not
you, or your story; move on with your life. You're a good person;
you're a good writer; chin up and submit again.
work remains copyright of the author.
submissions are accepted; just tell us at the time of submission,
Previously published work will not be considered for
The Danforth Review pays
for a short story.
We do not currently
pay for reviews. See: Guidelines for
International submissions are encouraged.
Work will be kept on the website for two years and archived with the Library
and Archives Canada.
Where should you send your
- No attachments, please
your submission into the body of the email.
If you experience technical
- first try editor[at]danforthreview[dot]com
- or try as a last resort mbryson[at]idirect[dot]com