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Boulevard

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. While we frequently publish writers with previous credits, we are very interested in less experienced or unpublished writers with exceptional promise.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    4 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    148 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.54%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$50-$300

Find more details in the Genres section

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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize

  • 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 - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $150-300

Nonfiction - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $150-300

Poetry

Max lines: 200

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $50-250

We do not accept light verse.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters with previous credits are not required.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please no handwritten submissions. Submissions must be in English. Please use a font other than Courier--it hurts our eyes!

  • Author's rights

    Authors retain rights to their work from the time of publication in Boulevard.

  • Additional info

    Pays! Prose minimum is $100, maximum is $300. Poetry minimum is $50, maximum is $250. Natural Bridge Online publication is a flat rate of $50.

Tracker statistics

348

Total submissions tracked

148 days

Average response time

0.54%

Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

909 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 2017 days, 2777 days, 3504 days, 4166 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

141 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    General

    Nov 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025

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About

Boulevard was founded in 1984 in New York City and incorporated in 1985 as a nonprofit by writer Richard Burgin. Its first issue, published January 2, 1986, featured fiction by Nobel laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, poetry by Kenneth Koch, and interviews with renowned composers Philip Glass and Steve...

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Founded

1984

Country

US

www.boulevardmagazine.org

Masthead

    Editor Dusty Freund avatar

    Dusty Freund

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jessica Rogen avatar

    Jessica Rogen

    Publisher

    Editor Griffin Reed avatar

    Griffin Reed

    Managing Editor

    Editor Kimberly Potthast avatar

    Kimberly Potthast

    Natural Bridge Managing Editor

    Editor Peter Grandbois avatar

    Peter Grandbois

    Poetry Editor