Burningword Literary Journal

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Burningword Literary Journal (ISSN 2161-8992 print / ISSN 2157-7366 online) is a quarterly international publication of poetry, short fiction, short nonfiction, and photography. The journal is available in print, e-book, and online. Burningword has been published continuously since January 1, 2001.

Burningword accepts submissions for publication, with issues published Jan 5, April 5, July 5, and Oct 5. The cut-off date for submissions is the 5th day of the prior month for each quarter. The submission review process is blind, meaning that the name and details of the author are not known to the editors. Please read through the brief guidelines (https://burningword.com/submissions) and publishing schedule before you submit. 



Burningword Literary Journal