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Below is our masthead. The individuals listed here are all top-notch poets, authors, and editors.

The Broadkill Review
c/o John Milton & Co. 
104 Federal Street, 
Milton, DE 19968 

Editor and Publisher: James C. L. Brown (National Book Critics Circle) 
Poetry and Interview Editor: Linda Blaskey (Dogfish Head Poetry Prize Winner)
Literary Review Editor: Scott Whitaker (National Book Critics Circle) 
Australia and South Pacific Editor: Maryanne Khan, Contributing Editor & Literary Reviewer 
Grace Cavalieri, Contributing Editor (Host, The Poet and the Poem) 
H. A. Maxson, Contributing Editor, Scholar and Teacher 
Fleda Brown, Contributing Editor (Former Poet Laureate of Delaware)
Howard Gofreed, Contributing Editor & Literary Reviewer 
Gary Hanna, Contributing Editor & Literary Reviewer 
Anne Colwell, Contributing Editor, Scholar and Teacher 
Edward M. Lukacs, Contributing Photographic & Literary Editor (Royal Photographic Society) 
Michael Blaine, Contributing Editor & Literary Reviewer and Teacher
hadrow deforge, contributing editor & curmudgeon (every lit mag should have one) 
Phillip Bannowsky, Contributing Editor & Literary Scene Columnist and Teacher 
Steven Leech, Contributing Editor & Literary Historian 
Gerry LaFemina, Contributing Editor and Teacher
a. mclean, Contributing Editor

In Memoriam: John Elsberg, Contributing Editor (Publisher, Bogg Magazine) 

To submit books for review, send hard copy to: Scott Whitaker, Literary Review Editor, 25624 East Main Street, Onley, Va. 23418, or send e-books to: esteph20@hotmail.com 

The Broadkill Review, the world's first exclusively pdf-format literary journal, delivered by secure download link to your home or office computer, has been publishing now for six years. Our pages have included work by writers from around the world, which is not unusual, since we are distributed to around ten thousand readers in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, China, Pakistan, India, the middle-east, Eastern Central and Western Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, and the US. Check out this map which shows the locations of most of our contributors! A few of the pins are missing as we are always expanding our list of contributors.



Subscriptions cost a first time fee to individuals of $15, $18 annually to libraries, but you must send an e-mail requesting the publication to our e-mail address, above, and a check made payable to The Broadkill Press, mailed to: The Broadkill Review, c/o John Milton and Company, 104 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968, OR use the button below to order on-line. (This is not functioning yet.)

 6 pdf issues will be delivered to your e-mail-box. You must renew your subscription once a year ($10 individuals, $15 libraries), and you are in charge of. updating your e-mail information with us. Bounced issues will result in your subscription being dropped.

Advertising rates for an ad in each of the year’s six issues: eighth of a page, $50; quarter page $95; half page $180; full page $350.

We have interviewed Robert Pinsky, Maxine Kumin, Linda Pastan, Bobbie Ann Mason, Joshua D. Isard, Emily Takoudes, and others, and we regularly review small-press titles as well as the occasional mass-market book.  All interviews and book reviews are handled in-house.

SUBMISSIONS

We welcome your submissions of poetry and/or fiction. Interviews and Book Reviews are handled in-house, and the Credo section is always by invitation only. 
To submit your poetry or fiction to The Broadkill Review, go to https://thebroadkillreview.submittable.com/submit 

ADVERTISING RATES
Ads: $50.00 for an eighth of a page for all six issues, $20.00 for an eighth of a page in one issue; $95.00 for a quarter-page for six issues, $35.00 for a quarter page for one issue; $180.00 for a half-page for six issues, $60 for a half-page for one issue; $350.00 for a full-page ad for six issues, $110.00 for a full-page for one issue.


Here are our writer's guidelines:

From Writer’s Market 

“Quality is the most important factor. This isn't to suggest that we are snobs, for I'm not talking about subject matter, but about the bell-like resonance of the work (evoked within the reader) and clarity. I want the reader left with the feeling that it matters to the reader personally that they read the story. Writing is the first interactive medium, after all, and although 100% communication cannot ever be achieved, owing to all sorts of internal and unconscious filters and the differences between two peoples' perceptions of the same thing, the stories I like are those that understand that and which encourage a kind of divestiture of the self and an investment in the story with whatever they, the reader, can bring to it of an emotional commitment. I am a fan of John Gardner’ s On Becoming a Novelist, and firmly believe in establishing 'the waking dream' as the responsibility of the author.”

Bimonthly. Estab. 2007. Circ. 12,000. Member CLMP, Delaware Press Assn.
Needs Literary. Does not want anything gratuitous. No theme issues.

Receives 8-20 mss/month. Accepts 1-4 mss/issue; 16-20 mss/year. Manuscript published 1-3 months after acceptance. Publishes 30 new writers/year. Published Thom Wade Myers, Chad Clifton, Tina Hession, Joshua D. Isard, Maryanne Khan, Richard Myers Peabody, H. A. Maxson, Bob Yearick, Gaylene Carbis, Louise D’Arcy, and Andee Jones. Length: 6000 words (max). Average length: 3300 words. Publishes short shorts. Also publishes literary essays, literary criticism, book reviews, poetry. Send review copies of books and/or chapbooks you would like us to consider reviewing to: Editor, The Broadkill Review, 104 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968. Sometimes comments on/critiques rejected mss, IF REQUESTED.

How to Contact: the_broadkill_review@earthlink.net (non-submission-related correspondence ONLY) ... No longer considers simultaneous submissions. Sample copy free upon request sent as a pdf download. Payment/Terms Writers receive contributor's copy. Pays on publication. Acquires first rights. Publication is copyrighted.

“Finish the work. Getting to the end of your first draft may be emotionally satisfying and physically enervating, but that is the point where the WORK of writing begins. Don’t stint on the effort it may take you to revise your work. We are interested in publishing in our pages that which rises above the ordinary. We are not, on the other hand, interested in stories about your three-headed cat, zombies, flesh-eating bacteria, BEMs from outer-space, or psychopathic axe murderers. In short, your stories and poems should not rely on the unusual circumstance in place of actually having work which is finely crafted, insightful of the human condition, or which manages to make the reader continue to think about it after they have finished reading it. We are open to almost everything that does what Literature should do, which is to exact a price greater than the effort required to read it. The selection process is entirely subjective. We are not representative of the whole world. We publish what moves US.”

Alternatively, from Dustbooks directory

THE BROADKILL REVIEW: A Journal of Literature, Jamie Brown, Publisher & Editor; Scott Whitaker, Book Review Editor; Linda Blaskey, Interview Editor; Grace Cavalieri, Editorial Advisory Board; H. A. Maxson, Editorial Advisory Board; Fleda Brown, Editorial Advisory Board; Howard Gofreed, Editorial Advisory Board; Gary Hanna, Editorial Advisory Board; John Elsberg, Editorial Advisory Board; Edward M. Lukacs, Editorial Advisory Board & Photographic Editor; Michael Blaine, Editorial Advisory Board; hadrow deforge, Editorial Advisory Board; Phillip Bannowsky, Editorial Advisory Board; Steven Leech, Editorial Advisory Board; Anne Colwell, Editorial Advisory Board; Maryanne Khan, Australia and South Pacific Editor, c/o John Milton and Company Quality Used Books, 104 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968, (302) 684-3514, the_broadkill_review@earthlink.net (non-submission-related correspondence ONLY) ... 2007. Poetry, fiction, articles, photos, interviews, criticism, reviews, letters, parts-of-novels, long-poems, news items, non-fiction. ``PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE THE FIRST STATE-OF-THE-ART, ECO-FRIENDLY, PAPER-FREE LITERARY JOURNAL. THE BROADKILL REVIEW APPEARS SOLELY IN PDF-FORMAT AND NOTICE IS SENT WHEN EACH ISSUE IS PUBLISHED. SUBSCRIBERS DOWNLOAD TBR FROM A SECURE DOWNLOAD SITE. THE LINK IS ONLY SENT TO SUBSCRIBERS. We are interested in publishing in our pages that which rises above the ordinary. We are not, on the other hand, interested in stories about your three-headed cat, zombies, flesh-eating bacteria, BEMs from outer-space, psychopathic axe murderers,.. in short, your stories and poems should not rely on the unusual circumstance IN PLACE OF actually having work which is finely crafted, insightful of the human condition, or which manages to make the reader continue to think about it after they have finished reading it. The best of language poetry does this, but so, too, does an expertly wrought sonnet which, though in an antique form, nonetheless shows us something new about life and ourselves and the contemporary world. We are open to almost everything which does what literature should do, which is to exact a price greater than the effort it takes to read it. The selection process is NOT AT ALL OBJECTIVE. Do not take a rejection from us as some sort of value judgement on your work. We are not representative of the whole world. We publish what moves US. If it doesn't, we don't use it.'' 6/yr. Expects 6 issues 2011, 6 issues 2012. 6 titles listed in the Small Press Record of Books in Print. sub. price $15.00; per copy $4.00; sample Free. Back issues: negotiable. Discounts: None $15 to Libraries Three year regular subscription for $20.00. 56pp. Reporting time: 3 months. Simultaneous submissions accepted: No. Publishes 40% of manuscripts submitted. Payment: a free copy of the issue -- if a subscriber, we add an issue to your subscription. Copyrighted, reverts to author. Pub's reviews: 7 in 2010. §Poetry, fiction, lit- crit., biographies, anthologies, little magazines, essay collections, and so forth. Subjects: Arts, Classical Studies, Creative Non-fiction, Drama, Essays, Experimental, Fiction, Medieval, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Prose, Theatre, Writers/Writing.

And from Dustbooks Poetry Publishers directory

THE BROADKILL REVIEW: A Journal of Literature, c/o John Milton and Company Quality Used Books, 104 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968, (302) 684-3514, the_broadkill_review@earthlink.net (non-submission-related correspondence ONLY) ... ``PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE THE FIRST STATE-OF-THE-ART, ECO-FRIENDLY, PAPER-FREE LITERARY JOURNAL. THE BROADKILL REVIEW APPEARS SOLELY IN PDF-FORMAT AND NOTICE IS SENT WHEN EACH ISSUE IS PUBLISHED. SUBSCRIBERS DOWNLOAD TBR FROM A SECURE DOWNLOAD SITE. THE LINK IS ONLY SENT TO SUBSCRIBERS. We are interested in publishing in our pages that which rises above the ordinary. We are not, on the other hand, interested in purely personal cathartic poems about some trauma which once happened to you unless it is work which is finely crafted, insightful of the human condition, or which manages to make the reader continue to think about it after they have finished reading it. The best of language poetry does this, but so, too, does an expertly wrought sonnet which, though in an antique form, nonetheless shows us something new about life and ourselves and the contemporary world. We are open to almost everything which does what literature should do, which is to exact a price greater than the effort it takes to read it. The selection process is NOT AT ALL OBJECTIVE. Do not take a rejection from us as some sort of value judgement on your work. We are not representative of the whole world. We publish what moves US. If it doesn't, we don't use it.'' 6/yr. Pub'd 80 poems 2010; expects 80 poems 2011, 80 APPROX poems 2012. sub. price $15.00; sample Free. 56pp. Rights purchased: FIRST SERIAL. Reporting time: 1 DAY TO 6 MONTHS. Payment: COPY DELIVERED ELECTRONICALLY. Interested in new or unpub'd poets: YES. Simultaneous submissions accepted: NO. Recent contributors: Howard Gofreed, Holly Day, Betsey Farlow, Sid Gold, Wendy Ingersoll, Jo McDougall, Paul Milo, Elisabeth Stoner, Mark Baechtel, Liz Rose Dolan, Austin M. Brown, Elisavietta Ritchie, Kelley Jean White, Phillip Calderwood, Lisa Ellis, Shelley Grabel, Lenny Lianne, Lyn Lifshin, Nina Bennett, Carolyn Cecil, Kashkin, David P. Kozinski, a. mclean, James O'Neill Miller, Heather Smith, Susanne Bostick Allen, Todd Budd, Franetta MacMillian, H. A. Maxson, Janice Lynch Schuster, Gary Hanna, Simon Perchick. Submission quantity: 4-6 No more than seven or eight pages regardless, please. Special interests: Sonnets and poems in other forms, although we are not in theory averse to them, will be rejected rather quickly if you think you sound like Shakespeare or Milton. Poems in forms are only considered if they are dynamic and contemporary. And don't try to foist off your eleven line poem in unrhymed, unmetered prose to us and claim it is a sonnet. It isn't. So, too, with "Language poetry," which, like abstract art, should not really be attempted by writers who think that all they have to do is throw words on the page. Jackson Pollock was already a master of his craft BEFORE he started dripping paint on a canvas. So, too, you should probably properly spend some time honing your craft, your writerly skills before you submit to us. Not only should you know what you are doing, you should also PROOFREAD your work before you send it! Nothing turns an editor off more than reading material whihc ahs nto bnen crfilly profrid. See?

To submit your poetry or fiction to The Broadkill Review, send up to five poems to: linblask@aol.com

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