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Issue 2 of Turkoslavia Journal

To be considered for inclusion in Issue 2 of Turkoslavia Journal, please submit your translations of prose (up to 5,000 words) or poetry (up to 5 poems) from Turkic and/or Slavic languages by June 1, 2023 to In your submission, please include the same excerpt in the source language.

We anticipate the submissions call for Issue 3 to open on March 1, 2024. 

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Issue 1

The inaugural issue of Turkoslavia Journal is now live, featuring the brilliant work of eleven translators working from BCMS, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, & Uzbek!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you pay?

At this moment, we are still fighting to secure funding for Issue 2. We hope we will at least be in a position to in small part remunerate translators for their work. 

When will the issue appear?

Fall 2023—likely November. 

When will I hear about my submission?

August 1, if not earlier.


What are your formatting requirements?

Formatting is of minor concern! 

Do you accept simultaneous submissions?


Do you accept novel excerpts?

Yes! As long as they can be read as stand-alone pieces. 

Do you accept translations of unpublished works?


Do we need to secure translation rights?

If accepted, we will ask that you share with us the permission to publish from the copyright holder. The journal will not request those rights on your behalf.

Do you accept self-translations?

We prefer submissions not translated by the author, but may consider self-translations in certain instances. 

Do you publish book reviews?

Not at this time.

Do you accept reprints?

Reprints will be considered if justified—i.e., if the piece is out of print or there is another barrier to its access. If the piece is accepted for publication, the translator will be asked to share proof of permission to publish from the copyright holder. 

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