Global City Press

Welcome to the literary metropolis.


Global City Review is an annual online and print publication. Each issue is organized around a broad theme and includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews, essays, and artwork.

The designated theme for forthcoming Issue 25 is: Do We Have a Future?
The open submission period for Do We Have a Future? ends July 25, 2022.

We publish:
short fiction and memoir (up to 15 double spaced pages)
poetry (up to 5 poems; please format and submit as a single document)
interviews and essays (up to 15 double spaced pages)
artwork in various mediums
We accept simultaneous submission. If your work is accepted elsewhere, we ask you inform us immediately.
No multiple submissions. Please only send one submission per reading period.
We publish original, previously unpublished work.

All manuscripts must be double spaced and numbered.
To be included on the first page of your submission:
your name;
contact information;
word count; and
one to three sentences about how the work speaks to the designated theme of the forthcoming issue.
We accept .doc and .docx formats.

Email your file to

Upon acceptance of submissions, GCR acquires the standard first serial publication rights. Each issue will be archived online indefinitely, but both print and online rights revert to authors upon publication.

We strive to respond to your work in a timely manner. If you have not received notification within three months of submitting, please contact us.

The theme for issue number 25 is: Do We Have a Future? and the open submission period for issue number 25 ends on July 25, 2022.

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