Submission Open for CLRI Annual Print Edition (2018)


Contemporary Literary Review India (CLRI) invites submission in the following categories:

Research papers (Criticism)

Any length. Include an abstract in 100-200 words, 5-6 keywords, ample in-text citation and footnotes, and homogenous bibliography. Format your paper in MLA style. Must be well written and edited. Submit only 1 paper.


Length between 1500 to 3000 words. Stories that follow story-telling formulas, express innovative ideas, show rebellious thoughts, highlight current social and political conditions in the country or the world will be preferred. Must be well written and edited. May submit 1-2 stories in one bunch.


Length between 25 to 50 lines, none rhyming scheme, innovative thoughts, rebellious ideas, break away from tradition. Strong English, high imagination, expansive landscape, and global viewpoints are preferred views. Submit between 4-5 poems in one bunch.


Previously unpublished, original. Will be published in Black & White.

Submission criteria


September 30, 2017

Reading Fee

For poems: INR 500 / US$25

For research papers & stories: INR 1000 / US$50

If you want to submit in one more than one genre, calculate the amount and make the payment. Example: If you want 3 poems and one story, you need to pay Rs 1500 (US$75).

Note: We ask for a reading fee and not publication fee. This means making the payment does not guarantee publication. Only the writing with merit will be published.

Reading Fee Waiver

All paid subscribers are exempted of the reading fee.

Contributory copy

All participants, irrespective whether their writing is published, will be given one paperback copy for free.

Pay fee

Authors from India can pay the reading fee to our bank account:

Beneficiary: Creative Content Media

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account No: 914020049436651

Account type: Current account

IFSC: UTIB0000103


Authors from India can pay the reading fee to us online:

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Author from abroad can pay through PayPal

PayPal for CLRI (or through PayPal account: clrijournal(at)

Submission address

Send your submission for the print edition to: clrijournal(at)

 Submit the following items.


1.    Your writing: research paper, stories, poems, or arts.

2.    Your Bio: Include author’s bio along with publication credit, if any.

3.    Picture: A recent digitally taken clear picture.

4.    Publication Declaration: You have read the conditions of submission and accept them.

Publication Declaration

1.    Your submission is previously unpublished and original.

2.    You have not plagiarized or duplicated from anywhere.

3.    Your submission has not appeared anywhere else.

4.    Your submission is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.

Reading Fee

You have paid the reading fee or you are already a paid subscriber with CLRI.

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