Venues: B

Non-specific and/or Multiple Deadlines


Backhand Stories

seeks short stories, essays, and reviews

rolling submissions (year-round)


The Baltimore Review

seeks poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction on rolling basis

also accepts art and photography submissions with a Baltimore theme

and  sponsor three annual writing competitions:

Poetry Competition (April 1st – July 1st)

Short Fiction Competition (August 1st – December 1st)

Creative Nonfiction Competition (January 1st – April 1st)

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Barrier Islands Review

seeking literary poetry and fiction

accepting regular submissions and themed works

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Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine

seeks fiction prose

also sponsor monthly contest

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Basement Stories Magazine

seeks science fiction and fantasy poetry, short fiction, nonfiction,

and visual art: including cover art

open submissions

details here


The Battered Suitcase Magazine

Vagabondage Press

seeking works that are  literary, experimental,

 mainstream, speculative, paranormal

accepting poetry, fiction, narrative non-fiction, and humor

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The Bear Deluxe Magazine

biannual environmental arts publication

seeks artwork, fiction, essays, and poetry

send samples (artwork) and brief cover letter

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(use tab on top for magazine link, then click on submissions)


Beloit Poetry Journal 

seeks poems or translations of poems

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 Bestiary Magazine

seeks poetry and artwork for unique journal

rolling submissions: themed monthly

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Bewildering Stories

weekly zine seeks unconventional writing in all genres:

prose, poetry and drama — on all subjects in fiction and non-fiction

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Birds and Blooms

1) Caption Contest

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2) Photo Challenge

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Birds By My Window

accepting short poetry including haiku and tanka, flash fiction,

short non-fiction with a social or political message

as well as graphics, nature pictures, sketches original art work

no deadline: rolling submissions

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Black Lawrence Press

open submissions: reading “literature and creative non-fiction: novels, memoirs, short story collections, poetry, biographies, cultural studies, and translations from the German and French.”

also sponsor contest w/ fees

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Blast Furnace

seeks poetry for new journal

no deadline mentioned


Blip Magazine

(The New Mississippi Review)

seeking “…imaginative and intriguing prose that captures the reader…”

varying deadlines/see site for specifics

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Blossombones: A Literary Journal

site not updated

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Blue Print Magazine

(Wilfrid Laurier University)

seeks “creative, engaging images…photographs, photo essays, paintings, sketches, collages, designs, comic strips and more.”

also accepts essays, original research, analysis and/or interviews, literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry

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Bolts of Silk

accepting  poems in English, Scots dialects,

German, French, Italian or Spanish…

will also consider other languages with English translations”

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Bona Fide Books

“seeks original, nervy manuscripts. Literary fiction of any length, memoir, and creative nonfiction… also interested in serials, graphic novels, and unusual guides to modern life.”

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BookShed Short Story Compilation

site not updated

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Boxcar Poetry Review

seeks poetry, artwork, photography, interviews, and reviews

no deadline listed but recently switched to quarterly format

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Breathless Press

 accepting romance or erotic and m/m stories for subgenres:

Timeless: Where historical romances come to life

Adonis : Hot, sexy men for the open mind.

Aphrodite: Where female passion and sexuality tantalize the senses

Branded: Putting the Sizzle in the Wild Wild West

Cyber: Satisfying all your future desires

Paranormal: The things that like to bump in the night

Temptations: Sweet and sultry short stories

Flirts: Quick flashes of hot, sensual fiction

Romance: General Romance / Suspense / Comedy / Fantasy

Erotika: Adding a Kick to sex

Embers: Smoldering romances

details for themed contests & general submissions@


Brick Road Poetry Press

seeks book-length poetry manuscripts only

submissions accepted year-round

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British Fantasy Society

1) Dark Horizons

a journal of the British Fantasy Society

seeks fiction, poetry, articles and interviews

rolling basis though publish 2 X/YR

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2) New Horizons

a journal of the British Fantasy Society

seeks contemporary fiction, articles, and interviews (no poetry)

rolling basis though publish 2 X/YR

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3) Prism

the newsletter of the British Fantasy Society

publishes news, reviews, and feature columns 4 X/YR

open for members submissions (new members welcome)

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Broadview Press

welcomes “submissions in a wide range of areas, but please keep in mind that our main focus is books in the Humanities (particularly in English Studies and in Philosophy) that are suitable for undergraduate course use at the college and university level.”

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Broken City Magazine

Seeks poetry, fiction, non-fiction, comics, art, photography, music/book reviews

themed issues: see site

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Broken Pencil Magazine

Seeking Interns for 5 month program

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Broken Pencil Magazine

Seeks fiction, articles, columns and nonfiction

No deadline mentioned

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Brookshire Publishing

not updated

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Burner Magazine

seeks poems, short fiction and non-fiction, photography and visual art, music, and GAK (see site)

“we’re looking for you crazy, beautiful…science, art, truth, conspiracies, naturalism, cyborgs, music, beauty, sex, and everything in between”

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Bygone Bureau

accepting articles about Arts, Travel, Humor, etc (nonfiction only)

“Creativity counts…no restrictions on format or structure…”

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ByLine Magazine

accepting poetry, fiction , humor & features

no deadline listed

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