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Ballast Journal 26

About

Ballast keeps the ship afloat as it navigates toward the horizon. Ballast keeps the train on its tracks as it hurtles down the mountain in a blaze. Ballast wants your stabilities in a topsy turvy world. Ballast wants your musings on the wreckage of the earth. Send us your linguistic explosions. Your textual objects. Your darings. Your darlings. Send us your ports in the storm. Send us your storms. Ballast does not aim to fill a niche in poetry publishing — we just want to add more.

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Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished irregularly.

Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Review ReviewNo specific word count limits known.
Essay EssayNo specific word count limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
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Poetry Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Long poetry, Visual poetry, Other form.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; 3 - 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2023
Last Audited: 30 Nov 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 15 Nov 2022

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