expedited submissions

Regular submissions to the Bitter Fruit Review are, and will always be free. Our typical response time for a regular submission can range from one to two months. If you would like an expedited response time (within 3 business days), please donate to our ko-fi & submit the expedited submission form, linked here.

Rates are as follows (in USD):

$5    submission response within 3 business days

$10  detailed feedback for your piece

$15   feedback & response within 3 business days

Detailed feedback would include:

  • A line-by-line breakdown of your piece, including grammatical and syntactical edits. 

  • At least one (1) page of broader analysis, organized into strengths, weaknesses, and concrete suggestions for improvement. 

  • If rejected, a personally curated list of 10 magazines that we think would fit your work. 

Please remember that all writing and art is subjective, and the Bitter Fruit Review only has the authority to comment from the perspective of its own editors. 

Thank you so much for your support!