Text Box: Submission Guidelines

Poem, Story, Essay and Visuals



















We accept the following:


quality poems and short stories

essays on poetics or creative writing

biographic essays about established poets and prose artists

photographs to accompany essays or bios

original illustrations and artwork



Deadline for Summer 2016 Issue:  June 30th, 2016



Submissions received after the deadline a

re considered for inclusion in the

following issue of the (e)zine.



· all submissions must be unpublished works

· simultaneous submissions are not accepted



There is a Contest with prizes for every issue!


Poetry  • Flash Fiction • Prose



If you are making a submission to us,

please read the next page carefully!








































Our E-Zine appears online-only twice a year, in Summer (end of July) and Winter (end of January). Deadlines are: June 30th for the Summer issue and December 30th for the Winter Issue.


Please see the Contest pages for information about the Issue Contests, their Judges and prizes. All submissions are considered for the Issue Contests.


The author retains copyright of their work.  However, we reserve first internet publication copyright. We also reserve the right to publish any work submitted to the magazine in a future Big Pond Rumours Anthology in print publication format.

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