The Blue Mountain Review


Submissions for poetry: Any style is accepted. Any length is accepted. Please submit only three poems per issue. 

Submissions for fiction: Please limit your prose to no more than 2,500 words. Send only one prose piece per issue. | Please limit your micro fiction to 1-to-3 pieces per issue, 300 words per story. | Please limit your essay to no more than 2,500 words. Send only one piece per issue.

All visual arts: We leave this category up to the artist to interpret and submit in standard, easily opened, attachments. 

Please note: In addition to your submission, you will be required to include a cover letter and short, third-person bio.

Additional Guidelines:

♦ All text needs to be in 12-point Georgia font;
♦ All titles must be in bold (standard capitalization);
♦ All poems in one document, one poem per page;
♦ For photographs and drawings – if they have a title, title the file as the title of the image;
♦ Please no addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.

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This is our option for poetry submissions

Submissions will hear back from us within 7 days. 

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach 1-to-3 poems in a single Word document. 

A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our option for prose submissions.
Submissions will hear back from us within 7 days.
We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
Please attach your prose (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document.
A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our option for micro fiction submissions

Submissions will hear back from us within 7 days.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach 1-to-3 pieces (no more than 300 words per piece) in a single Word document. 

A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our option for essay submissions.
Submissions will hear back from us within 7 days.
We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
Please attach your essay (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document.
A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our option for visual art submissions.
Submissions will hear back from us in approximately 4-to-8 weeks.
We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
Please attach 1-3 visual arts pieces in the area provided below.
A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our paid option for a detailed critique for up to 5 poems; or first chapter (not to exceed 2,500 words).

Those who choose this option will hear back from us within two weeks

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach your manuscript in a single Word document in the area provided below. 

A cover letter and biography are also required. 

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