Submission Guidelines

Writers, please take note: We will not be accepting manuscript submissions from June 1 to September 1 in order to attend to our backlog of submissions. Our reading period will resume on September 1, 2022.

 

Raritan publishes essays and review-essays, poetry, translations, and a limited amount of fiction. We will consider all unsolicited submissions; however, we encourage you to examine recent copies of Raritan before submitting your work, to see the kind of work we publish.

To receive a sample copy of Raritan, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: Due to escalating postal costs, we can no longer mail sample copies to foreign countries. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Review of submissions takes six to eight months. We do not print footnotes. Simultaneous submissions are not accepted.

All manuscripts must be typed on numbered, double-spaced pages. They may be submitted electronically at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail at Raritan, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 31 Mine Street, New Brunswick, NJ  08901.

...As I was growing up, the island existed for me as a powerful rumor, fortified by stories that wavered between fairy tale and daily politics... 

-- Dejan Lukic (Fall 2014)

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