BPR is an international literary E-Zine that publishes in the summer (deadline June 30th) and winter (deadline November 30th). BPR also uses art and photography for the cover and inside illustrations. 

We are looking for quality in the writing and accept submissions from most genres. We accept pdf, doc and docx files for texts and jpg and gif for images. 

Please submit your work as indicated below, all in one document:

1-6 poems 

1-6 flash fiction

or 1 story of 5,000 to 8,000 words 


This is the most economical way to submit to the E-Zine. Your submission helps to keep the website name registration and its hosting paid for on an annual basis.

Big Pond Rumours is a non-profit, international, literary E-Zine that accepts poetry (1-6), short fiction (500 to 8,000 words), book reviews, literary essays, and literary biographies. We also accept images related to ponds, water, and rumours for our illustrations.

You can submit in .doc, .docx, or .pdf file formats for text or upload .jpg and .gif files for images.

Big Pond Rumours is a non-profit publication from its inception in 2006. The goal has always been to provide support and encouragement to deserving authors. It is part of our mandate to acheive that through presenting poetry, story, book reviews, literary essays, and literary biographies in a beautiful page-turning format that echoes the experience of a book. 

So we will never be a for-profit publication, but we do appreciate your donation as it helps us to pay the on-going bills of registering our name and website and funding its hosting online. 

This donation of $100 means your name will be published online as an acknowledgement of your generous support of Big Pond Rumours.

Big Pond Rumours is a non-profit publication from its inception in 2006. The goal has always been to provide support and encouragement to deserving authors. It is part of our mandate to acheive that through presenting poetry, story, book reviews, literary essays, and literary biographies in a beautiful page-turning format that echoes the experience of a book. 

So we will never be a for-profit publication, but we do appreciate your donation as it helps us to pay the on-going bills of registering our name and website and funding its hosting online. 

If you make a donation of $50 or more, your name will be published online as an acknowledgement of your generous support.

THE TIP JAR works for your submission of Poetry, Story, Book Reviews, Literary Essays, or Photographs and Illustrations

When you show your appreciation for us, we return the favour by prioritizing the reading of your submission. You will hear back from us within a week (7 days) or sooner.

BPR is an international literary publication and we are looking for your stories, poems and art or photography for the cover and illustrations.  You can send us pdf, doc and docx files for texts and jpg and gif for images. 

Poetry should be single spaced and story should be double spaced in 12 point Times New Roman font. Submit 1 - 6 poems, 1 - 6 flash fiction, or a short story up to 8,000 words.