Please follow the length guidelines for either poetry (5 poems/10 pages) or prose (2,500 words), accordingly. We require that you obtain signed permission from the proper rights-holder, to publish your piece(s) of translated work before submitting to Sakura Review.


Do not include identifying information, like your name and address or cover letter, inside the submission file itself; keep that to the separate Submittable fields. Include a bio for yourself as well as a bio for the original author.


Responses take six months on average. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. Simultaneous submissions are fine (but please notify us immediately if your work is accepted somewhere else by withdrawing it or adding a note within the submissions manager). Please do not send multiple submissions; re-submit only after receiving a decision from us about your work.