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.

No Simultaneous Submissions.

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No Simultaneous Submissions.

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

Nothing inflammatory.

A brief bio is appreciated but not expected.

Stun us. Bring us the true you.

We will get back to you in less than 30 days with a decision.

Our team values you and your work.

Thank you for thinking of us.

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We are an online magazine, and utilize the ISSUU service for our issues. To view our previous issues, please visit:  https://issuu.com/collectivemedia .

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Asian American Poetry Chapbook Contest 


Lee Herrick is this year's judge.

Entrants must be Asian American or  Pacific Islander. Former students and close  friends of the judge are not eligible. 

The contest is blind. Do not put your name or any identifiers on your manuscript.

The entry fee is $25.00. 

No more than 20 pages of poetry. A page of acknowledgements and dedication is counted in the 20 pages. 

Please note in acknowledgements any previously published poems. 

1st Place: $200 & 100 book copies 

2nd Place: $100.00 

3rd Place: $50.00 

All place-winners will be interviewed in the Blue Mountain Review and on the NPR show, Dante’s Old South

  • Submission deadline is October 30, 2021. Winner and honorable mention announcements to be made on December 30, 2021.


No Simultaneous Submissions.

This is our option for poetry submissions

Submissions will hear back from us within one month. 

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

A cover letter and biography are also required.

All author bios must 100 words or less.

All submissions must be in 12 point Georgia font.

If you'd like to support Blue Mountain Review, there is a donation button available. Please know whether or not you contribute will not impact the reading of your submission.  

Our team values you and your work.

Thank you for thinking of us.

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We are an online magazine, and utilize the ISSUU service for our issues. To view our previous issues, please visit:  https://issuu.com/collectivemedia .

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No Simultaneous Submissions.

***Note in your bio whether it is full fiction submission or microfiction.

For FICTION:

This is our option for prose submissions.
Submissions will hear back from us within one month.

Please attach your prose (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document.
A cover letter and biography are also required.

All author bios must 100 words or less.

Font in 12 point Georgia, only.

If you'd like to support Blue Mountain Review, there is a donation button available. Please know whether or not you contribute will not impact the reading of your submission. 

Our team values you and your work.

Thank you for thinking of us.

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We are an online magazine, and utilize the ISSUU service for our issues. To view our previous issues, please visit:  https://issuu.com/collectivemedia .

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No Simultaneous Submissions.

For MICROFICTION:

This is our option for micro fiction submissions.

Submissions will hear back from us within four weeks.

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.

All author bios must 100 words or less.

Submit all work in 12 point Georgia font.

If you'd like to support Blue Mountain Review, there is a donation button available. Please know whether or not you contribute will not impact the reading of your submission.

Our team values you and your work.

Thank you for thinking of us.

○○○

We are an online magazine, and utilize the ISSUU service for our issues. To view our previous issues, please visit:  https://issuu.com/collectivemedia .

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No Simultaneous Submissions.

This is our option for essay submissions.


Submissions will hear back from us within one month.


Please attach your essay (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document.
 

A cover letter and biography are also required.

All author bios must 100 words or less.

All submissions must be in 12 point Georgia font.

If you'd like to support Blue Mountain Review, there is a donation button available. Please know whether or not you contribute will not impact the reading of your submission.  

Our team values you and your work.

Thank you for thinking of us.

○○○

We are an online magazine, and utilize the ISSUU service for our issues. To view our previous issues, please visit:  https://issuu.com/collectivemedia .

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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

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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