The Big Ugly Review

Established: 2004

Frequency: 3 times a year

Accepts Email Submissions: Yes

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Description: The Big Ugly Review showcases emerging and established writers, photographers and musicians. Each issue includes fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, photo-essays and downloadable songs, all related to that issue's theme.

Editor(s): Elizabeth Bernstein, Nigel French, Miriam Pirone

Needs: The deadline for issue #2 is July 15, 2004. The theme for Issue #2 is “Broken Things.” Broken vows, broken truces, broken spirits or broken bones—write about anything the theme inspires for you._x000D_

_x000D_ Fiction
_x000D_ Short stories up to 3,000 words
_x000D_ Flash fiction up to 1,000 words_x000D_

_x000D_ And So It Begins contest: Write a flash fiction story of up to 500 words that begins with the first sentence: They say he was born without fingernails.

Length: See specific categories for length requirements.

Rights: Author retains rights to all work.

Tips: Please make sure that your submission fits with the theme of the issue to which you are submitting. It can be loosely related to the theme -- but there has to be some connection.

How to Submit: Fiction submissions:
_x000D_ Non-fiction submissions:
_x000D_ Poetry submissions:
_x000D_ Photo-essay submissions:
_x000D_ Music submissions:

_x000D_ Send documents in Word or Word-readable attachments. Also paste the document into the body of the email text. Include your name, address, phone number and email on the first page. Original, unpublished material is preferred, but reprints will be considered if author has the rights. Send snail mail submissions (with SASE) to:_x000D_

_x000D_ The Big Ugly Review
_x000D_ 2703 Seventh Street
_x000D_ Box 345
_x000D_ Berkeley, CA 94710_x000D_

_x000D_ Questions?
_x000D_ info@biguglyreview.com_x000D_ _x000D_

Response Time: Approximately 4-6 weeks after submission deadline.

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Address: The Big Ugly Review 2703 Seventh Street, Box 345 Berkeley CA 94710 USA

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2004-06-20