The Bosphorus Review of Books

As the non-fiction section editor for the Bosphorus Review of BooksOur journal is one of the only English language literary outlets in Istanbul for emerging writers. I write bi-monthly book reviews and I curate all of our book review submissions.

Here is a list of my work published in the Bosphorus Review of Books:

More on Non-Fiction (Book Review) Submissions

Deadline: We accept rolling submissions, which means you can submit at any time.

Topic: We are primarily interested in book reviews …

  • With a regional emphasis (Aegean, Balkan, Turkish, Middle Eastern, etc.)
  • On works of literature in translation
  • That make a case for translation
  • That compare books
  • On works surrounding the themes of emigration, expatriation, or exile

However, we are open-minded about your submissions and we accept writing about work of all genres. The material may be old or new.

Word count: Roughly 1000-3000 words

Submitting: Send your book review submission to Erica Eller at For other poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction submissions, please check our submissions page.