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The Bookends Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Interview

Art

Audio

Video

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The Bookends Review is an independent creative arts journal dedicated to bringing you the best original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, book reviews, and visual/musical works from around the world.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    83 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    25.76%*
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FeeNo

  • 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 - 3000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Short Story: 1,001 – 3,000 words

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Flash Fiction: 0 – 1,000 words

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, , , , , ,

Creative Nonfiction

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Prose Poetry: 0 – 2,000 words Standard Poetry: No Line Limits

Hybrid

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

any written piece that doesn’t classify under another section, as well as multimedia

Interview

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

interviews of an established writer/musician/visual artist

Art

Max pieces: 5

Audio

Max pieces: 5

Music – 5 pieces at 10 minutes or less.

Video

Max pieces: 5

Video – 5 pieces at 10 minutes or less.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    if your submission is accepted, we will contact you for a bio

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Word doc

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Be aware that once we reach our allotted amount of submissions for a given month (200), you will be unable to submit until the start of the following month.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

83 days

Average response time

25.76%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

223 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 401 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

25.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

35 days

12-month average response time

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About

Basically, we’re looking for good creative and/or intellectual work. Sounds simple enough, right? We’re very open about the kinds of work we’re looking for; really, the only broad requirement is that we feel something from your submission(s). If it makes us cry, wonderful! If it makes us laugh or th...

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Founded

2012

Country

US

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Masthead

    Editor jordan blum avatar

    jordan blum

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor jen mcconnell avatar

    jen mcconnell

    fiction editor

    Editor steve bellin-oka avatar

    steve bellin-oka

    poetry editor

    Editor anannya uberoi avatar

    anannya uberoi

    poetry editor

    Editor kelly sargent avatar

    kelly sargent

    cnf editor