Burrow Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

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

BURROW PRESS ONLINE JOURNAL: Submissions of poetry and prose will re-open on 1/1/2021. 


All submissions must be previously unpublished. 

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

Flash fiction & nonfiction: up to 500 words, up to 3 pieces at a time, separate files.

Fiction & nonfiction: from 1 – 5,000 words, one at a time. 

Query for longer work or visual / experimental work involving video, sound, or multi-person collaborations.

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.

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