Bluefield University in the News


by | Jan 14, 2019

The Bluestone Review, a literary journal published annually since 1994 by Bluefield College is accepting submissions for the 2019 edition until March 1, 2019.

Bluefield, VA.-The Bluestone Review is now accepting submissions for its 26th edition until Friday, March 1, 2019. The Bluestone Review is distributed by Bluefield College annually. The publication accepts submissions from members of the Bluefield College family and community members from surrounding areas.

“Since 1992, The Bluestone Review has served as the only place in the region where the creative voices of local artists and writers of all ages can come together and be heard,” said faculty adviser Dr. Rob Merritt. “Every year we discover new talent. We are excited to see who will appear this year.”

Accepted submission formats include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, song lyrics, art, and photography. Works of prose should be under 750 words, and each contributor is asked to submit 5 pieces total, not per category. Submissions must include the contributor’s first and last name, mailing address, email, and one biographical sentence.

Two free copies of the review will be provided to contributors, which can be received by mail or picked up at the Bluefield College campus. A reading and reception for contributors and their families to celebrate the publication of the review is planned for Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Please send submissions to The Bluestone Review at [email protected] or mail to:

Attn: Bluestone Review

Bluefield College

3000 College Avenue

Bluefield, VA 24605

For more information, email  [email protected], call Dr. Merritt at 276-326-4270, follow The Bluestone Review on Twitter @reviewbluestone, “like” the official Review Facebook page at, or check out the blog of past submissions at

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