Black Market Review

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

The Black Market Review is edited exclusively by Creative Writing undergraduate and postgraduate students at Edge Hill University. BMR is published once yearly.


Reading Period: Our reading period is 1 October - 1 December each year; unsolicited work outside those dates will not be read. We accept simultaneous submissions (please notify us immediately if the work is accepted somewhere else).


Poetry: 3-5 poems.


Fiction and Creative Nonfiction: We prefer work under 6000 words.


Translations: Please ensure permissions have been obtained from the author, publisher, etc.


Art / Photography: Please send file attachments (jpg) or links to an online portfolio.


Reviews and Interviews: Please query first.


Response Time: 3-6 months. Do not query until at least six months have passed.