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Blue Mesa Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

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Blue Mesa Review has a rotating editorial board, so each issue is fresh and unique. They are seeking strong voices and lively, compelling narratives with a fine eye for craft.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    103 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    3.23%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Paysfrom $25

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$2

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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 2

Payment: $ 25

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 2

Payment: $ 25

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 2

Payment: $ 25

Art

Submission fee: $ 2

Payment: $ 25

Please view the artwork published in our current issue before submitting.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    A brief cover letter should be provided.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions should be saved in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Prose submissions should be double-spaced. Poetry can be single-spaced. Please use a standard typeface and font size (12 pt). Pages should be numbered.

  • Author's rights

    We ask for first North American serial rights and non-exclusive electronic rights for our website. Blue Mesa Review does not consider work that has been previously published in print or online. Rights revert to the author upon publication. Each piece will be published in one of our biannual online issues.

  • Additional info

    ANNUAL SUMMER CONTEST: July 1 – September 31st. See the contest page for complete details. *Individuals previously affiliated with the University of New Mexico (students, staff, and/or faculty), should not submit to Blue Mesa Review until they have been unaffiliated for five full years. *Due to the high volume of submissions we receive, response time can be longer than our standard two-six months. Please be patient. If you have not heard from us in six months, you can email us at bmreditr@unm.edu. “Submission Query” should be the subject line. Rights: We ask for first North American serial rights and non-exclusive electronic rights for our website. Blue Mesa Review does not consider work that has been previously published in print or online. Rights revert to the author upon publication. Each piece is published in our online issue and considered for our Annual Print Issue. *Submissions should be saved in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Prose submissions should be double-spaced. Poetry can be single-spaced. Please use a standard typeface and font size (12 pt). Pages should be numbered and a brief cover letter should be provided.

Tracker statistics

94

Total submissions tracked

103 days

Average response time

3.23%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

203 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 4312 days, 4600 days

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Submission calls

    Art

    Open

    Deadline: Mar 31, 2024

About

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1989

Country

US

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    Editor EVELYN OLMOS avatar

    EVELYN OLMOS

    Editor-in-Chief

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    RUBEN MIRANDA-JUAREZ

    MANAGING EDITOR

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    CYRUS STUVLAND

    ASSOCIATE EDITOR

    Editor TYLER MORTENSEN-HAYES avatar

    TYLER MORTENSEN-HAYES

    Editor

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    KYNDALL BENNING

    Editor

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    ANTHONY YARBROUGH

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    MARISA P. CLARK

    FACULTY ADVISOR