The Baltimore Review


Type Of Organization
Online
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The mission of The Baltimore Review is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing and promote the work of emerging and established writers. The Baltimore Review was founded in 1996 and now publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in quarterly online issues, as well as in an annual print compilation. The BR holds two theme contests each year and awards prizes. The BR also provides all non-contest contributors with a small payment for their work.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Barbara Westwood Diehl
Contact Title
Senior Editor
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art, video
Representative Authors
Dorianne Laux, Ned Balbo, Michael Kimball
Submissions Policy
All submissions are submitted online through our submission system.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
1 - 3 months
Author Payments
copies
Contests
Sponsors two contests each year. Themes for contests are announced.
Number Of Unpaid Staff
13
Year Founded
1996
ISBN Number
9780615671864
Average Page Views Per Month
12,462
Average Unique Visitors Per Month
3,292
Publish Print Anthology?
yes
Fiction
50
Nonfiction
50
Name
Barbara Westwood Diehl
Title
Senior Editor
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
Founding editor
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
Senior(managing editors) and editors who review work. Interns.
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
Keep it brief. A brief, professional bio is appreciated. No need to summarize work or provide personal information.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
A voting and commenting process through Submittable. Senior editor sends decisions to writers submitting their work.
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
Best to review notes included on Staff page of website, as well as submission guidelines.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Best to review notes included on Staff page of website, as well as submission guidelines. Of course, be familiar with The Baltimore Review and other literary journals.

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