Publishing Information and Submission Guidelines

We are currently seeking submissions for our 20th anniversary edition to be published in May, 2019. Our reading period is September 1 to December 1. We only accept submissions via e-mail.

Send submissions to as PDF attachment(s) with subject line “BLR Fiction Submission” or “BLR Poetry Submission.” Limit one submission per author (one short story for Fiction and up to three poems for Poetry).

Fiction should be no longer than 5000 words. We do not consider previously published work. We do welcome submissions of photography and artwork for our cover.

Payment is in contributor’s copies. Copyright reverts to author upon publication. Additional copies are $10.00.

Bryant Literary Review 
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