Average response time is 2-4 months.
Simultaneous submissions are fine. No previously published work.
Please note that we do not accept unsolicited fiction submissions.
Payment comes in the form of $50- per poet published, plus one contributor’s copy. Burnside Review assumes the right to publish poems on their website as well as in the physical issue. All rights revert back to the author after printing.
We suggest reading a copy of the issue before submitting. At the very least you should read the poems here on the website, to see the kind of work we’ve published in the past.
Submissions will be accepted from August 15 to November 30, 2016.
Submit 48-64 pages of poetry, including a list of acknowledgments. Your name and contact information should not appear anywhere within the manuscript.
A $25 entry fee must be paid at the time of submission.
Each entrant will receive a copy of one Burnside Review Press title.
Poems may have appeared in journals and chapbooks but not in a full-length, single-author collection.
Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your manuscript has been accepted elsewhere.
manuscripts will be read blindly by the Burnside Review Press editors.
At least ten finalists will be sent to the judge. The editors may select an additional title from the submission pool for publication.
Winner of the Burnside Review Press Book Award will receive $1,000, plus ten copies of the book.
We only accept submissions through Submishmash, our online submission manager. Work sent by any other means will not be read.
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