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  • Non-fiction submissions should be no more than 6,000 words in length.
  • Please submit only one essay at a time.
  • Submissions should be double-spaced, and use a 12-point, seraph font.
  • Please include a brief bio for both author and translator. 
  • Note that it may be necessary to provide proof of permission to translate the work before final acceptance.
  • Note also that The Bare Life Review issues payment only to foreign-born writers and translators. Translators living in their own native country are invited to submit work by eligible writers, but in such cases payment will be issued to the original author (after which it may of course be shared between parties).