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Bellingham Review

About Bellingham Review: The Bellingham Review publishes “literature of palpable quality.” We showcase works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Contact Information:

Western Washington University MS 9053

Bellingham, WA  98225

Phone: (360) 650-4863



Submission/Subscription Information:

Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Postal submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: 9/15-12/15 (open submissions); 12/1-3/15 (contest submissions) Response time: 1-6 months Payment: dependent on funding Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 0734-2934 Founded: 1977 Issues per year: 1 print; 1 online Copy Price: $10 Subscription 1 year (Ind): $12 US (Foreign/Canada $22) Subscription 1 year (Inst): $20 US (Foreign/Canada $30)

Publisher’s Description: At home in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the Bellingham Review is published annually in affiliation with the English Department and the Creative Writing Program at Western Washington University. Established in 1977, the Bellingham Review has earned an excellent reputation in the literary world for publishing poems, stories, essays, and photographs which display both depth of content and nudge the limits of form or execute traditional forms exquisitely.

We receive submissions from all over the world and we print the previously unpublished works of established and emerging writers. Our contributors often go on to publish their own books and collections. Their work has recently appeared in Harper’s, Utne Reader, and Pushcart Prize Anthology.

To request a sample copy or subscription, please make your check payable to Bellingham Review/Western Foundation and mail to address above.

Recent issues:

Issue 66 of Bellingham Review features an array of innovative and more traditional works of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, engaging readers from the journal's first pages, which begin with the winners of Bellingham Review's annual literary contests. This edition of Western Washington University's nonprofit literary arts magazine features work from Anna Marie Craighead-Kintis, Anittah Patrick, Dalia Rosenfeld, Matthew Gavin Frank, Susan Rich, Heather Sellers, Ira Sukrungruang, Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, and many more.

last updated 10/16/2013