Burrow Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Burrow Press is the literary publisher of Stetson University's MFA of the Americas program, focusing on collaboration, translation, and literature in the expanded field. we're looking for traditional and experimental poetry and prose forms in all genres, including literary, horror, sci-fi/speculative, acknowledging that the best work often transcends these labels. We like work that takes risks, that isn't afraid of being weird, and that shines on the sentence level.

BP BOOKS: We publish only a few books in print each year, and so it is rare that we open submissions for our print program.

BP REVIEW (ONLINE JOURNAL): Submissions are currently closed. Follow us on IG, Twitter, or join our newsletter to stay in the loop.

Note: Stetson alums may submit 6 months after graduating. 


All submissions must be previously unpublished. 

Poetry: up to 3 poems at a time, separate files.

Prose: Send only one piece at a time, up to 5,000 words. Or up to 3 flash pieces of 500 words or less.

Multimedia (prose or poetry):  send us a query briefly describing the project and the media involved.

Collaborations (prose or poetry): include and a note informing us the work is collaborative and collaborators' bios in cover letter.

Work in Translation: coming soon.

Please wait until you hear from us before submitting more work. Please make sure you’re submitting to the correct category. Please do not send full manuscripts. 

Simultaneous Submissions:Yes.
Response Time: 1-3 months.

Compensation & Rights: We currently do not offer payment for writing that appears in our online journal. We ask for first serial rights, and electronic archival rights. Rights revert to you upon publication. 

Crediting Burrow: If something we published of yours is published elsewhere, such as in a collection or anthology, please note that it first appeared in Burrow Press Review.

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