Thursday, March 30, 2006

Submission Guidelines

Blood Orange Review has a thoughtful and inquisitive bent, as well as a humorous one. We are not afraid of the erudite or environmental; however, if we bristle or stop having fun, we figure there is a good chance our readers will too. In a word, write deftly. Leave us desiring more. As an on-line journal, we are looking for intense, waste-free language.

Please follow the guidelines below for submissions:

Fiction: up to 3,000 words.

Non-Fiction: creative/personal essay or stand-alone memoir excerpt up to 2,500 words.

Poetry: 3-5 poems at a time.

Book Reviews: send at least two timely and relevant reviews, up to 500 words.

Interviews: interviews with intriguing individuals active in the writing community, up to 3,000 words.

Our review is modestly sized; as a result, our selection is competitive. Send us only your best work. The editors are professional and passionate: we look for work that is precise, fierce, and unusual.

Submit as a Microsoft Word attachment (single spaced, one extra space between each paragraph). Also, paste the document into the body of the email text. Include your name, address, phone number and email on the first page. Simultaneous submissions are okay. A short bio is optional, but appreciated. Original, unpublished material is preferred, but reprints will be considered if author has the rights. Send submissions to:

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