Submissions Guidelines 投稿指南

Alluvium, the journal of Literary Shanghai, aims to publish the best and most interesting prose, poetry, and literary translations related to Shanghai, China, and Asia.

Alluvium, 上海文学期刊,致力于刊登各类优秀散文、诗歌以及和上海、中国或亚洲相关的文学翻译作品。

All submissions must be original and not previously published in print or online.


Prose submissions should be a maximum of 3,000 words. Alluvium does not publish reprints, except by invitation, but we accept simultaneous submissions and translations.


Poetry submissions may include up to 10 pages of poetry, with one poem per page. For poems longer than one page, please query first.


Send your submissions to, attn: Alluvium, in the body of the email and as an attached Word or Pages file in Times New Roman 12pt. Please include the title, author’s name, and a bio of under 70 words at the top of the first page of prose submissions, and on each page of poetry submissions.

投稿请将稿件发送至,联系人:Alluvium。在邮件正文及附件中,请使用Word文件或页面文件,Times New Roman字体,字号:12pt。请注明标题,作者姓名,并在散文作品第一页开头和诗歌作品每页开头附加一段不超过70字的作者简介。

We aim to read each submission within 3 months, and will reply to acknowledge receipt.


All contributions accepted for publication will be subject to editing in collaboration with the author.


On publication, copyright reverts to the authors. We ask that re-publication elsewhere should be accompanied by acknowledgement of first publication in Alluvium.

一经刊登的文章,版权属于作者。我们要求其他刊物重新出版文章时需注明该文在 Alluvium首次刊登。

Please note that at this stage, Alluvium is not able to pay for contributions.

请注意,现阶段Alluvium 不支付相关费用。