We accept submissions for academic research articles (no more than 8000 words) or short essays (no more than 4000 words).

Before submitting your piece, please check you have read the formatting guidance for whichever piece you are submitting, including information about your abstract and biography:

Research Article

Short Essay

Creative format submissions:

Creative format submissions need to include a description/brief of 250 words and will have no size restrictions.  The paper version of the journal will include the description/brief of the creative submissions and the link to the online platform where these will live.

It’s important that you follow the formatting guidelines provided, or your submission may not be considered.

In your email submission, please include one Word document which includes:

  1. Your submission (including reference list/bibliography)
  2. Your abstract
  3. Your biography

Please send your final and completed submission to editor@theopenreview.com with the email subject: “SUBMISSION [YOUR NAME]”

Any questions?

If you’re having problems formatting your submission or have any other questions, please feel free to email us at editor@theopenreview.com with the email subject: “INFO [YOUR NAME]”

You can download a PDF of these guidelines here.