Blue Mesa Review

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

GENERAL READING PERIOD: September 30 - March 31

Blue Mesa Review accepts previously unpublished work in Fiction (up to 6,000 words), Nonfiction (up to 6,000 words), Poetry (3-5 poems) as well as Book Reviews, Interviews, Graphic Novels, and Cover Art. We have a rotating editorial board, so each of our magazines is fresh and unique. In general, we are seeking strong voices and lively, compelling narrative with a fine eye for craft. We look forward to reading your best work!

Simultaneous Submission: We do accept simultaneous submissions, but we ask to be informed immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Also, please do not send multiple submissions; wait for us to respond to your manuscript before sending another.

Format: typed, double-spaced, numbered pages with a brief cover letter. Please make sure your name is on the first page of your manuscript.

Reply: Response time is two to six months.

Rights: We purchase first North American serial rights and non-exclusive electronic rights for our Web site. Blue Mesa Review does not consider work that has been previously published in print or online. Rights revert to the author upon publication.