Belladonna Literary Arts Magazine is currently a free ezine. We hope to evolve to print in the coming future and although we currently have no pay to offer, we hope to also evolve quickly to becoming a paying publication. With those shifts and changes, we will begin to require subscriptions or prepaid passes to access the issues. But that is no where near the surface today. That said, Belladonna Literary Arts Magazine is published quarterly on these dates:
- 2020 Issue 1. Quarter 3: July 1
- 2020 Issue 2. Quarter 4: September 1
- 2021 Issue 1. Quarter 1: January 1
- 2021 Issue 2. Quarter 2: April 1
- 2021 Issue 3. Quarter 3: July 1
- 2021 Issue 4. Quarter 4: September 1
Subscription rates anticipated to begin later this year. Until then all of Belladonna is free for everyone to enjoy.
Access to back issues will always be free to all subscribed readers.
- 1-month subscription is $
- 3 months subscription is $
- 6 months subscription is $
- 1-year subscription is $
We are always accepting submissions in between the listed dates:
- Quarter 1 (For Q2 Issue) Submissions open from Jan 1-Feb 28/29 DEADLINE: 28/29 (depending on leap year)
- Quarter 2 (For Q3 Issue) Submissions open from Apr 1-May 31; DEADLINE: May 31
- Quarter 3 (For Q4 Issue)Submissions open from Jul 1-Aug 30; DEADLINE: Aug 30
- Quarter 4 (For Q1 Issue) Submissions open from Oct 1-Nov 30; DEADLINE: Nov 30
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable and encouraged. We ask to be informed if your submitted work gets accepted elsewhere immediately via an email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject of Withdrawal OF SUBMITTED WORK.
WHEN SUBMITTING PLEASE ADHERE TO THESE SPECS:
POETRY: 3-5 poems not longer than 10 pages in total submitted a .docx document. Include a cover letter that has your name, address, country, and email address along with a list of your submitted titles (# of pages), a brief third person bio and a poet’s headshot photo. Be sure to put your name and email address on each page of the submission in either the header or footer. Send to email@example.com using Poetry Sub as the subject.
ARTWORK: Any of these mediums are defined as art: paintings, photos, digital art, illustrations, etc. submit up to 10 pieces are accepted in either .jpg or .png format. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org put ART SUB as subject. Include a cover letter that has your name, address, country, and email address along with a list of your submitted titles (# of pages), a brief third person bio and an artist’s headshot photo. Be sure to put the name of your work, your name and email address on each page of the submission in either the header or footer.
By submitting to Belladonna Literary Arts Magazine, you agree that all these guidelines have been met and that the submitted work is entirely your own original efforts. All submitted works must be original, previously unpublished works. This includes digital publications, we do not count personal webpages, blogs or social media accounts as published, but we will ask that if a work is accepted that it be removed immediately from anywhere it may appear until no less than 60 days after the agreed upon publication date.
You retain the copyright to your works. If accepted will seek to have the first publication rights and require that from then we are given credit as the original publisher of the work if appears in any books, etc.
All works must meet these guidelines and reach our inbox by 12:01 am on the deadline date to be considered for publication and by submitting you are stating that all work is yours and consent to BLAM reading and publishing your work, if chosen.
Thank you for your interest and your investment in preserving the indie arts.
The Belladonna Literary Arts Magazine team.