"Publishing the best in contemporary short fiction since 1985. "
Yes, till November 16, 2022
Vibe: Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
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Starting in 2020, BFJ will no longer be accepting paper submissions. An exception is made for incarcerated persons, who are encouraged to send manuscripts with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Chris Fink, Editor-in-Chief Beloit Fiction Journal Box 11, Beloit College 700 College Street Beloit, WI 53511 If sending multiple submissions, please send us one story at a time with a self-addressed, stamped envelope with each.
Work first appearing in BFJ has been reprinted in award-winning collections, including the Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, the Flannery O’Connor and the Milkweed Fiction Prize collections and has received the Iowa Short Fiction award. BFJ has published work by A. Manette Ansay, Rick Bass, Mark Brazaitis, Lan Samantha Chang, Gary Fincke, Robin Hemley, Karl Iagnemma, Dennis Lehane, Cris Mazza, John McNally, Maura Stanton, Ron Wallace, Gordon Weaver and Mark Wisniewski.




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