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

Accepted works: Poetry in any form or style, flash fiction, flash nonfiction, along with photography and digital art. Issues are published Jan 5, April 5, July 5, and Oct 5. The cut-off date for submissions is the 10th day of the prior month for each quarter. (https://burningword.submittable.com). This journal uses blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed throughout the review process. In addition to the regular issues, end-of-year award nominations culminate in an annual “best-of” issue and nominations to both the Pushcart and Best of Net awards. Please read through the brief guidelines and publishing schedule before you submit.