Submission Information

The Eudora Welty Review publishes 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.
Please follow all details of the stylesheet.
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, 2022 for the 2023 issue). Submit Microsoft Word files as attachments to Dr. Pearl McHaney: [email protected]. 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..

Peer Review
An editorial team of three reviews each essay submission to determine if peer review is merited; blind essays are then sent to two scholars who are asked to accept as is, accept with revisions, deny, or revise and resubmit. With reviewers' permission, anonymous comments may be shared with authors.


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..