Burningword Literary Journal (ISSN 2161-8992 print / ISSN 2157-7366 online) is a quarterly publication focusing on emerging and established writers of poetry, short fiction, and short nonfiction. Burningword has been published continuously since June 2000.

Burningword accepts submissions for publication, with issues published Jan 5, April 5, July 5, and Oct 5. The cut-off date for submissions is the 5th day of the prior month for each quarter. The submission review process is double-blind. Please read through the brief guidelines and publishing schedule before you submit.