Thank you for your interest in Basalt Magazine. Submissions are now closed. During our open reading periods, please send your best poetry, short fiction, or creative non-fiction for our next issue. Art, interviews, and book reviews are solicited by the editors. To get a sense of what we like, check out our back issues, or our website at https://www.eou.edu/basalt/

Note: After lengthy consideration, we have decided it is now necessary to charge a modest submission fee of $3.00 per submission for poetry, fiction, and non-fiction to cover the costs of production.   All fees go toward maintaining the magazine, and we are grateful for your support for the arts in this way. 

We read manuscripts in the autumn and winter each year (October 1-March 1).

Submit up to five poems, or one long poem.

We read manuscripts in the autumn and winter each year (October 1-March 1).

All manuscripts should be typed and double-spaced with one inch margins. Please send fiction up to 1500 words (query first if longer).

We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if it is accepted elsewhere.

We read manuscripts in the autumn and winter each year (October 1-March 1).

All manuscripts should be typed and double-spaced with one inch margins. Please send Creative Non-fiction up to 1500 words (query first if longer).

We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if it is accepted elsewhere.

Help support Basalt and its writers by subscribing to Basalt.  You will receive the next issue of Eastern Oregon's award winning literary magazine as soon as it comes off the press.  Shipping is $3.00

if you are thinking about supporting Basalt with a gift or donation, Please contact Gerri Silveria, University Advancement, Ackerman 209 Eastern Oregon University, One University Blvd., La Grande, OR 97850 | 541-962-3576 | gsilverier@eou.edu
Donation Levels:

SUSTAINING...........................................$50 - $200

ANGEL...................................................$250 - $500

ARCHANGEL............. .......................$1000 and up

if you are thinking about supporting Basalt with a gift or donation, Please contact Gerri Silveria, University Advancement, Ackerman 209 Eastern Oregon University, One University Blvd., La Grande, OR 97850 | 541-962-3576 | gsilverier@eou.edu