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The Nelligan Review accepts unsolicited submissions of fiction, essays, reviews, poetry, art, and photography. We accept both English and French submissions. 

All submissions of translated work should be accompanied by a copy of the original text. 


Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as we are notified immediately if the manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere. 


We accept previously published work and unpublished work, we just ask that it be your best work. If submitting previously published work, please let us know where it has been published prior to submitting it here, and that you hold the rights to it.

We suggest to all who submit that they read the most recent issues of The Nelligan Review to acquaint themselves with the material we publish.


The Nelligan Review is an inclusive literary and cultural review journal that is striving to help increase the diversity, equality, resilience, sustainability, and discoverability of the arts sector. We accept work from all those that are eighteen years of age or older.  Upon acceptance of your work, we ask only that you hold the rights to the work that permits us to publish it here, in a non-exclusive manner.

Due to the volume of submissions, please note that editorial responses are taking up to 90 days. 

Poems: Five per submission.

Fiction: 5,000 word limit.

At this time, The Nelligan Review is able to pay an honorarium of $10.00 per contributor. 

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