Burningword Literary Journal (ISSN 2161-8992 print / ISSN 2157-7366 online) is a quarterly international publication focusing on emerging and established writers of poetry, short nonfiction, and short fiction. The journal's extensive collection of poetry and prose is available in print, eBook, and online. Burningword is a non-profit organization, publishing continuously since June 2000. 

Please visit us at http://www.burningword.com for full information on submissions, publishing schedules, and staff.

Ends on June 5, 2018$3.00
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Flash fiction (a.k.a. microfiction, short short story, sudden fiction, etc.) submissions should aim for a word-count of 300-500 words or less per piece, may contain up to two (2) pieces per submission, may be submitted as one file, should run fewer than 5 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.

The submission review process is double-blind; please remove all instances of your name from your work before uploading it. Your name, along with contact info. and third-person bio should be entered inside the submission form.

*By submitting your work, you agree to the terms of use. Please take the time to look then over.


Flash nonfiction up to 300 words. You may submit up to two (2) pieces per issue. per submission, may be submitted as one file, should run fewer than 5 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.

The submission review process is double-blind; please remove all instances of your name from your work before uploading it. Your name, along with contact info. and third-person bio should be entered inside the submission form.

*By submitting your work, you agree to the terms of use. Please take the time to look then over.


Ends on June 5, 2018$3.00
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Poetry in any form or style. Your poetry submission may contain up to five (5) poems, may be submitted as one file, should run fewer than 10 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.

The submission review process is double-blind; please remove all instances of your name from your work before uploading it. Your name, along with contact info. and third-person bio should be entered using the submission form.

*By submitting your work, you agree to the terms of use. Please take the time to look then over.


Ends on June 5, 2018$10.00
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NEW for Burningword Literary Journal: We seek original photograghy and/or 2D digital art to include in our quarterly publication. Your submission may include up to three (3) image files each in JPG format at a resolution of 1,850 pixels on the longest side and no larger than 7MB. (We do not accept physical work.) 

Your name, along with contact info. and third-person bio or artist statement must be included and should be entered using the submission form.

*By submitting your work, you agree to the terms of use. Please take the time to look then over.