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.

Burningword accepts quarterly submissions for publication. This journal conducts blind reviews, which means that the identities and details of the submitter are concealed throughout the review process. Please read through the brief guidelines and publishing schedule before you submit.


Editorial Board

Erik Deerly, Editor-in-Chief
Paul G. Cook
Anita Garza
Chad Kebrdle
Michelle Westervelt

Graphic Designer

April Rena Name


Burningword Literary Journal
PO Box 52945
Lafayette, LA 70505

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