The submission deadline for our Spring Issue is
July 1st at midnight.

Instructions for Submitting

It would be helpful if you sent us an e-mail about your intended submission in advance.

To submit, e-mail the article as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) attachment to the Editors at

We require biographical information for articles we print. Rest assured that this information in no way prejudices (positively or negatively) the evaluation of your article. A list of the biographical information that we require can be found here. Please send this information in an e-mail to the Editors.

All submissions must include a title. If the submission is a book review, please also include the following information:

  • Author
  • Title
  • Publisher
  • Number of pages
  • Date published
  • Paperback or hardcover
  • Price

Biographical Information

The Midway Review collects brief biographical information to accompany articles that we consider for printing, as we will need this information to accompany printed articles. (This information plays no role in determining what we choose to print.) 

After submitting an article for consideration, please provide the following information in an e-mail to the Editors:

    (a)    Name:
            How you generally express your name in print?

    (b)    Your affiliation with the University of Chicago (if any):
            Student, faculty, alumnus?

    (c)    If you are a student or faculty:
            In what school/department (e.g., the College, Department of Political Science, Divinity School)

    (d)    If you are in the College:
            What is your program of study?
            What is your year (e.g., third-year)?

    (e)    If you are not currently part of the student body or faculty at UChicago:
Please provide some background information similar to the type of information requested above.

If we do not receive this information from you before we go to print, the information that we print may be either incomplete or incorrect.

Staff Applications

Every year, staff membership is opened to University of Chicago undergraduates who have an affinity for thought-provoking non-fiction. Successful applicants display a sophisticated understanding of style and prose, and generally have been avid readers of The Midway Review prior to their application for editorship, among other similar publications.

Applications are rolling. If you are interested in being an editor with us, please provide the following information in an e-mail to the Editors:

    (a)    The completed application form in .docx or .pdf format
            The form can be downloaded here.
  (b) A three- to five- page (double-spaced) writing sample which represents your best written prose (non-fiction) or a submission to The Midway Review