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Bear Review

Literary Magazine

Poetry

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An online poetry journal. We publish outstanding work from established and emerging writers. We read submissions all year.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-4 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $

We’re big readers, so we admire pieces that make the old new. We also dig aesthetic competence and a knowledge of genre and literary tradition. That said, we admire experimentation and blurred genres as well, so long as the writer brings the heat.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Include a brief note and/or bio (200 words maximum) with your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submit in a single .docx or .pdf file.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    If you submit more than once per reading period, we reserve the right to reject the second submission unread.

Tracker statistics

23

Total submissions tracked

103 days

Average response time

8.33%

Average acceptance rate

23 days

Fastest response time

190 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Closed

About

Founded

2014

Country

US

www.bearreview.com

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    Marcus Myers

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Brian Clifton

    Editor-in-Chief