The BeZine is published quarterly: March, June, September and December on the fifteenth of the month.  We suggest that you read our Intro and Mission Statement and at least one back issue of The BeZine before submitting work for possible publication. Please be mindful that our core team (The Bardo Group Beguines), guest contributors, and readers represent the world’s diversity. Nonviolence, respect and inclusion are core values. All work must be submitted in… Read More

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ARABESQUES REVIEW is an international Algerian English-language poetry. literature, and cultural review that publishes original poetry, criticism, interviews, fiction, nonfiction, essays, translations, social and political commentary, art and photographs. Details… Read More

“How should we be able to forget those ancient myths that are at the beginning of all peoples, the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us. ‘So you must not be frightened if… Read More

“Unplug yourself from the hurly-burly of life on a regular basis so your subconscious has time to make some good compost.” Susan Burmeister-Brown, Interview with Susan Burmeister-Brown, Every Writer Linda Swanson-Davies and Susan Burmeister-Brown, two sisters who co-founded and co-edit the well-regarded 28-year-old short story magazine, Glimmer Train, have announced on the site that they will read through May 2019 and publish a last issue in October 2019. Given the esteem this magazine holds in… Read More