Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

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Issue 48 highlights keynote poet Joe Brundidge, a well-known presence at Austin poetry scenes for nearly 20 years. Brundidge co-hosts KOOP 91.7 FM's "Writing on the Air" program. Featured artist Eric Tippeconnic is a member of the Comanche Nation, whose art series published in issue 48 is based on his exhibit "Comanche Motion" on view at the Bullock Texas State History Museum through Jan. 2, 2019. His cover art "Traditional Comanche Woman" and his vibrant art series honors the Comanche culture historically and as a "living, thriving and contemporary" nation. Borderlands is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
Reading Period: 
Jan 15 to Dec 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
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Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
25 to 35
Contributor copies only
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Issue Price: 
$12 (includes postage)
Subscription Price: 
$20 per year (two issues)
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Borderlands is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas, that publishes poetry as well as reviews, essays and visual art series. We publish work of merit that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms.

Tips From the Editor

Submit a maximum of four poems for consideration per issue. Include a cover letter with your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and brief (one-paragraph) bio. Do not submit previously published work. Submit poems via Submittable platform -

Editors have two reading cycles: fall/winter issue, March 15 to June 15; spring/summer issue, September 15 to December 15.

Contact Information

Editors:, for administrative, contact:
PO Box 40876
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Last updated: Oct 09, 2018