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Barstow & Grand

Literary Magazine





Barstow & Grand is an annual print journal, published in the fall, that highlights writers connected to western Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and the Upper Midwest, USA.

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    All accepted work will appear in the print version: authors will receive a complimentary copy of the printed journal.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 3


Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

3-5 poems

How to submit

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  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group
    writers in the Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin, the upper midwest, and beyond

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Barstow & Grand eagerly welcomes submissions from writers with some connection–any connection–to the Upper Midwest, USA. Authors will receive a complimentary copy of the printed journal, vigorous promotion through the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and, when possible, inclusion in our various events around the Chippewa Valley. Barstow & Grand will consider up to TWO prose pieces from each author per submission period. Authors wishing to submit both poetry and prose may do so.

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    Editor Eric Rasmussen avatar

    Eric Rasmussen


    Editor Kate Hinnant avatar

    Kate Hinnant

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Elizabeth de Cleyre avatar

    Elizabeth de Cleyre

    Prose Editor

    Editor BJ Hollars avatar

    BJ Hollars

    Consulting Editor