Blue Earth Review publishes fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. We try to publish the very best submissions we receive.

Please include a brief author bio. with your writing.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. We ask that writers notify us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere.

We consider only previously unpublished work. If we accept yours for publication, we assume First North American Serial Rights. All other rights remain with the writer. Payment is two contributor's copies.

Ends on August 15, 2017$5.00
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Our annual flash fiction contest is now taking submissions. Submit up to two flash fiction pieces of no more than 750 words each. If you include multiple pieces, please include them both in a single file (.doc or .docx). The deadline to submit is August 15, 2017.

The contest fee is $5.00.

Winner will receive $500 plus publication in an upcoming issue of Blue Earth Review.

We may offer publication to additional finalists.
We are interested in creative nonfiction (memoir and personal essay) with contemporary themes. No literary criticism.

Though there is no specific word or page count, Blue Earth Review is most interested in essays that are under 3,000 words. We love nonfiction that works on more than just a narrative level. Surprise us with metaphor and layers of meaning. We can't wait to read your work!

Please provide the title of your piece when prompted for a title for your submission.

File types accepted: Word (.doc and .docx).

Ends on August 15, 2017$5.00
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Our first annual flash creative nonfiction contest is now taking submissions. Submit up to two flash creative nonfiction pieces of no more than 750 words each. If you include multiple pieces, please include them both in a single file (.doc or .docx). The deadline to submit is August 12, 2016.

The flash creative nonfiction contest fee is $5.00.

The winner will receive $500 plus publication in an upcoming issue of Blue Earth Review.

We may offer publication to additional finalists.
We consider poetry in any style.

Please limit poetry submissions to no more than five poems at a time and place all poems in a single document.

File types accepted: Word (.doc and .docx).

Ends on August 15, 2017$5.00
$5.00
Our annual poetry contest is now taking submissions. Submit up to three poems per submission in a single file (.doc or .docx). The deadline for entering is August 15, 2017.

The poetry contest fee is $5.00.

The winner will receive $500 plus publication in an upcoming issue of Blue Earth Review.

We may offer publication to additional finalists.
We publish reproductions (color or black-and-white) of a wide range of artwork: paintings, photography, woodcuts, ink drawings, sculpture, and more. Usually we feature one work on the front cover plus an interior layout of several additional works. Our preference is for groupings that display an engaging variety within some overall thematic unity.  Submissions should include six to fifteen images.
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Donations of any amount are tax-deductible subject to IRS regulations.
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