Burningword Literary Journal (ISSN 2161-8992 print / ISSN 2157-7366 online) is a quarterly publication that seeks to discover and showcase the most exciting new voices in literature, featuring an eclectic mix of poetry, short fiction, short nonfiction, and visual art. Burningword has been published continuously since June 2000.
Accepted works: Poetry in any form or style, flash fiction, flash nonfiction, along with photography and digital art. Issues are published on Jan 5, April 5, July 5, and Oct 5. The cut-off date for submissions is the 10th day of the prior month for each quarter. (https://burningword.submittable.com). This journal uses blind review, meaning the reviewer and author’s identities are concealed throughout the review process. In addition to the regular issues, end-of-year award nominations culminate in an annual “best-of” issue and nominations to both the Pushcart and Best of Net awards. Please read through the brief guidelines and publishing schedule before you submit.