Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Blue Lotus Review Accepting Submissions

I'm so excited to announce that Pushcart Prize nominated writer Amy Willoughby-Burle has launched a new literary magazine. On March 1, Amy and her editors began accepting submissions for Blue Lotus Review , a new online journal for literature, art, music, and more.

I've known Amy and her husband RJ for about ten years, and they are such a talented couple with two lovely daughters. Amy is a brilliant and generous writer and a former president of Saturday Writers. In the past Amy has volunteered as a guest speaker and a judge in our writing contests, and she has always been always helpful with comments to improve my short stories.

Knowing Amy, I'm certain she will accept only top-quality work for Blue Lotus Review, so send her your best work. According to the website, their tastes are "literary eclectic" but they do not want anything that is blantantly offensive. You can find complete submission guidelines on the Blue Lotus Review site.

I have a short story that needs a home --- and some work --- that I'm going to polish and submit. How about you?

Today in St. Peters, MO: Showers likely, high 59 degrees.


  1. Hi Donna! Thanks for the info. You are always on top of these goodies for us! (although, I hardly ever get around to submitting anything, it's still fun to read about and pass along! :)

  2. How exciting! Congrats to Amy and her hubby on this new venture.

  3. I've never mastered the art of writing short stories. Maybe I'll give it another shot after I finish this novel. Goodness knows I have plenty of unpublished stories I can revise (again).

  4. Hi All,
    thanks for your comments.
    It is a new market, just starting out, but I know Amy will do a great job with the magazine.
    Isn't it exciting for Amy. I know she is thrilled.
    Your novel "The Prairie Grass Murders" is so good, you should be a whiz at writing a short story.


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