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Burningword Literary Journal

Literary Magazine

Flash Fiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

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A quarterly international short-form publication of poetry, short fiction, short nonfiction, and photography.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    28 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    10% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    14.29%*
    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

    From the editors

    The authors and artists we publish receive a complimentary eBook issue.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 500 words max

Max words: 500

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Flash fiction (a.k.a. microfiction, short-short story, sudden fiction, etc.) submissions should aim for a word-count of 300-500 words or less per piece. You may submit up to two (2) pieces per issue, may be submitted as one file, and should run fewer than 5 pages in length.

Nonfiction - 500 words max

Max words: 500

Submission fee: $ 3

Flash nonfiction submissions should aim for a word-count of 300-500 words or less per piece. You may submit up to two (2) pieces per issue, may be submitted as one file, and should run fewer than 5 pages in length.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

any form or style

Art

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Photography

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    The submission review process is blind; please remove all instances of your name from your work before uploading it. Your name, along with contact info. and third-person bio should be entered inside the submission form.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    Burningword Literary Journal typically asks for the right to publish an author’s work in a single print edition, an epub version of the same issue, and also in future retrospective editions of the journal. We make our entire journal available to subscribers, with the most recent issues available to all. After publication, all rights revert to our authors, and if you wish to reprint, repost, or redistribute their work in any form, it is your responsibility to contact the writer and secure permission. Please take a quick look at the Copyright Notice and our Terms of Use. Our policies were created to help protect your rights, and ours, too.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

49

Total submissions tracked

28 days

Average response time

14.29%

Average acceptance rate

19 days

Fastest response time

125 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1694 days

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Submission calls

    General

    Open

    Deadline: Sep 11, 2024

    General

    Oct 1, 2024 - Dec 10, 2024

About

Founded

2000

Country

US

www.burningword.com

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    Erik Deerly

    Editor-in-Chief