The Blue Mountain Review


Submissions for poetry: Any style is accepted. Any length is accepted. Please limit your submissions of poetry to 3 per issue. 

Submissions for fiction: Please limit your prose to no more than 2,500 words. Send only one prose 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, please send a 100-word bio.

Additional Guidelines:

♦ All text, i.e. interviews, poems, prose, bios, etc. to be 12 pt Georgia font;
♦ All titles must be in bold (standard capitalization);
♦ All poems in one document, one poem per page;
♦ Third-person bios must be at the very bottom of the work;
♦ 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 free option for poetry submissions. 

Free submissions will hear back from us in approximately 3-to-4 weeks. 

Those who choose the pay option will hear back from us within 7 days. 

We do not base our acceptance of any submissions on whether or not you pay.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach 1-to-3 poems in a single Word document in the area provided below. A cover letter and biography are also required. 

 This is our paid option for poetry submissions. 

Free submissions will hear back from us in approximately 3-to-4 weeks. 

Those who choose the pay option will hear back from us within 7 days. 

We do not base our acceptance of any submissions on whether or not you pay.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach 1-to-3 poems in a single Word document in the area provided below. A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our free option for prose submissions, including fiction, nonfiction, and essays.

Free submissions will hear back from us in approximately 3-to-4 weeks. 

Those who choose the pay option will hear back from us within 7 days. 

We do not base our acceptance of any submissions on whether or not you pay.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach your prose (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document in the area provided below. 

A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our paid option for prose submissions, including fiction, nonfiction, and essays.

Free submissions will hear back from us in approximately 3-to-4 weeks. 

Those who choose the pay option will hear back from us within 7 days. 

We do not base our acceptance of any submissions on whether or not you pay.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please attach your prose (no longer than 2,500 words) in a single Word document in the area provided below. 

A cover letter and biography are also required. 

This is our free option for visual art submissions. 

Free submissions will hear back from us in approximately 3-to-4 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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