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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED UNTIL SUMMER 2022

Poetry – Please send us 1-4 poems for consideration, compiling all poems in a single doc(x). Please do not submit your work as a PDF. Include a brief author bio as part of your cover letter.

Fiction & Nonfiction – Please send a work of fiction or nonfiction (4000-word max) for consideration. Excerpts from longer works or flash fiction or nonfiction pieces are welcome. Include a brief author bio as part of your cover letter.

“Prude Bruce Clause” – Please limit yourself to submitting work in just one (1) genre per reading period (i.e., either poetry, fiction, or nonfiction).

For Our Loyal Veterans – Feel free to continually submit to NBR even if we’ve published you before. Show us once again just how brilliant you are!

Withdrawals – To withdraw a submission at any time during our reading periods, please do so in our Submissions Manager. Simultaneous submissions are fine, yet kindly inform us ASAP if your work is accepted elsewhere.

*No reading fees – This operation is a labor of love, folks; we just want your sweet words, so pony up!

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