Submissions for the Summer 2020 issue are now open! 


  • The Bitter Fruit Review accepts all forms of art: poetry, prose, non-fiction essays, artwork (digital and analogue), songs, etc. Be creative! We love that! 

  • We accept submissions from those ages 12+

  • Please send us an email at, with the subject as your last name, first name, and the title of your piece. 

  • Songs should be sent through an mp3 format. 

  • We read all submissions blindly. Do not include your name inside the document. 

  • We ask that the Bitter Fruit Review retains all first North American publishing rights after you publish with us. Your rights return to you after publication, but you must cite us in any future journals. 

  • We accept both simultaneous submissions and previously published work. 

  • The Bitter Fruit Review has absolutely no tolerance for plagiarism of any kind. If you are uncertain whether your work constitutes as plagiarism, cite all sources regardless, including images. 

  • The Bitter Fruit Review does not accept any work that is misogynistic, racist, homophobic, transphobic or directly targets any group of people for discrimination. 

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