Submitting to Orange Blossom Review
We accept unsolicited general submissions from January 15 through February 15, and July 15 through August 15. New issues are published in June and December. Writers are invited to submit work in more than one genre, but please limit the number of submissions in any given genre to one submission per reading period.
Response time should be no longer than three months.
Simultaneous submissions are permissible, but please withdraw your submission via Submittable if your work is accepted elsewhere. If you need to withdraw individual poems from your submission, please send us a message via Submittable.
Please include with your submission an updated bio written in the third person and a current email address. We will not consider previously published work.
Submit short fiction up to 5,000 words. Novel excerpts will be considered but should be accompanied by a brief synopsis.
Submit up to five poems for consideration. Please combine poetry submissions into a single document.
Submit creative nonfiction up to 5,000 words.
Graphic Literature, Artwork, and Photography
Submit up to five images of graphic literature (such as excerpts from a graphic novel or short imaged-based stories, essays, or poems), artwork, or photography. Please include a brief artist’s statement in the “cover letter” section of Submittable.
Submit book reviews of recently published works. Reviews should be between 1,000 and 2,500 words.