As of Dec 1st 2023, our reading period has closed and will open again Feb 1st, 2024.
Thanks for your interest in Blue Marble Review. We welcome submissions from students ages 13-22. Please take a look at our submission guidelines, and fill out the form below. Please use a personal, or parent email (or gmail) but not a school email. School email filters will often block our responses. We look forward to reading your work.
What to Send:
Blue Marble Review is published four times a year and accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, essays, opinion pieces, travel writing, photography and art on a rolling basis. We are looking for new work that hasn’t been published anywhere else either online or in print.
Send us your stories! Flash, short stories, hybrid forms—all in 1500 words or less. A maximum of three pieces per submission.
We accept memoir, personal essays, travel adventures, and have been known to publish the occasional research paper and book review. One to two pieces per submission please.(1500 word limit)
Up to three poems per submission.
Four pieces of artwork (scanned, jpeg format) or four photographs per submission.
Contributors published online in Blue Marble Review will receive $30 per published piece, $75 for cover art.
When you submit to Blue Marble Review you are giving us First Serial Rights as well as the right to archive your work on our site. Copyrights of all work published in Blue Marble Review remain with the author.