Blue Bonnet Review

Written by Emily Harstone | August 31, 2015

UPDATE: The Blue Bonnet Review is temporarily closed to new submissions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Blue Bonnet Review is a literary journal based out of Houston, Texas. They are based out of Texas but they encourage individuals around the world to submit.  They publish poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. They also publish works in Spanish, as long as they are accompanied by an English translation.

Blue Bonnet Review publishes four print issues every year and they update their site with new work, often shortly after accepting it. They have an easy to navigate website. Although you have to navigate away from the main page to see the current featured work.

They accept a relatively large amount of what is submitted to them. They accept accept approximately 3 out of every 10 submissions.

They have no interest in previously published work. However, if they publish your work the rights to publish it revert to you.

They prefer nonfiction and fiction pieces to be on the shorter side but they will consider works that are up to 3,000 words in length. You can submit only two pieces of fiction or nonfiction to them at a time. You can submit up to five poems at a time. They do not accept Science Fiction, but they do not comment on any other genres.

All submissions must be made through email and all works must be attached as word documents. Please include a short 50 word bio and your full name in the body of the email.

To learn more or to submit, please visit their website here.