Our newest print edition is here! Copies can be purchased at the link below.

We kindly ask you to submit your best work in just one of the categories below. Multiple submissions, and submissions by the same author to multiple categories, are politely declined without review. Thank you for understanding the time and energy it takes to give your work our best attention and consideration. 

We consider stories up to 1,500 words to be featured on our website. 


Ends on December 31, 2017
We read stories under 7,000 words. Please double-space. 

Submissions for the print issue will be accepted until December 31, 2017.

We consider stories and essays of up to 1,500 words to be featured on our website. 


Ends on December 31, 2017
We read essays up to 7,000 words. Please double-space. 

Submissions for the print issue will be accepted until December 31, 2017.

Submit up to 5 poems at a time for consideration as featured content on our website. Poems should be submitted as one document, with page breaks between poems. If a poem is accepted elsewhere, please withdraw your submission and resubmit the poems still to be considered. 
*Due to overwhelming submissions, we have temporarily added a small submission fee. 



Ends on December 31, 2017
Submit up to 5 poems at a time. Poems should be submitted as one document, with page breaks between poems. If a poem is accepted elsewhere, you may withdraw a single poem by emailing the editors at hello@belletristmagazine.com. (To withdraw your entire submission, use Submittable.)  

Submissions for the print issue will be accepted until December 31, 2017.

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Belletrist publishes annually in the spring. A one-year subscription (one issue) is $9. Back issues of the magazine are $7. 
Students attending Bellevue College may submit to the Belletrist at any time during the year. Please specify if you are submitting to the print or online edition. Students may only submit in one genre; please do not submit again until you have heard a response. Due to the volume of submissions we receive, multiple submissions will not be read.