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Blood Orange Review

Literary Magazine

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Blood Orange Review's editors want writing that changes us and challenges us to redefine our sense of perspective. We look for compelling voices and work that demonstrates attention to the page.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4-6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    184 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    8%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

Fee$3

Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Submission fee: $ 3

personal essays, memoir scraps, philosophical investigations, and lyric interludes

Poetry

Submission fee: $ 3

No specific limitations

Art

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We request first North American serial rights; upon publication, rights automatically revert to the author.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

52

Total submissions tracked

184 days

Average response time

8%

Average acceptance rate

41 days

Fastest response time

402 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

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About

When H.K. Hummel and Stephanie Lenox founded Blood Orange Review in 2006, they wanted to make an inclusive space in contemporary literature, “to create a home for emerging and established writers” where readers might discover narratives, voices, and forms that challenged expectations with bold and s...

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Founded

2006

Country

US

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    Editor Lauren W. Westerfield avatar

    Lauren W. Westerfield

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Colin Criss avatar

    Colin Criss

    Poetry Editor/Web Editor

    Editor Annie Lampman avatar

    Annie Lampman

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Grant Maierhofer avatar

    Grant Maierhofer

    Fiction Editor

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    Julian Ankney

    Fiction Editor