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Submissions

The Bear Paw Arts Journal is currently open to submissions of creative work during our annual May 1 through September 1 2024 submission period.

Submitted work should be previously unpublished. Bear Paw Arts Journal asks for first-time rights and acknowledgement as the first place of publication. Published pieces will be archived on the website.

Simultaneous submissions are expected and welcome.

Cover Letter: For all submissions, please include a brief third-person bio (under 50 words).

Poetry: We are interested in all poetry, including formal and experimental verse. Please submit 3-5 poems in one attachment (.doc or .docx). We do not publish sexually explicit material.

Flash Fiction: We are interested in flash fiction pieces that are under 500 words. Please submit up to 3 pieces in one attachment (.doc or .docx). We do not publish sexually explicit material.

Micro Memoir: We are interested in micro memoir pieces that are under 500 words. Please submit up to 3 pieces in one attachment (.doc or .docx). We do not publish sexually explicit material.

Bear Paw Arts Journal is a free-access online journal and cannot offer monetary payment at this time. We are glad to promote our authors through our social media outlets.

Questions? Contact us at bearpawartsjournal@gmail.com

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