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For nearly a century, Virginia Quarterly Review has aimed to generate discussion on both literary and social topics. The creative writing, reporting and photography that appear in VQR consistently win awards and are routinely anthologized. The magazine is a very competitive but well-paying market.

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"VQR hews to one simple standard in its selection of writers: excellence."

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  • Pays cash
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Highly competitive market

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VQR has published works by Thomas Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, and Robert Frost. Pays at least $200 per poem. Buys "first North American print and digital magazine rights; nonexclusive online rights; and other limited rights".

Established 1925.

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