Is it already a cliche to say that 2020 has been a difficult and challenging year? Nevertheless, it’s nothing but the truth, and believe us, we’ve felt every second of it. More, we know that creativity is difficult to harness under the best of circumstances, and that sometimes as the stresses and sorrows pile up, Read More
If you weren’t able to join us for our Virtually There online reading on April 11, have we got news for you! We recorded our writers and poets, and will be bringing them to you one by one over the next few weeks! First up, our co-founder and co-editor Alex Andrasik, who reads a (gently) Read More
Join some of the writers featured in our first three issues as they read their work live via Zoom! We can’t gather in coffee shops or concert halls right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t spend an evening appreciating local artists and their craft. Use this link on Saturday, April 11th at 8pm to Read More
Welcome to 2020, and welcome to the new Bluff & Vine! We’re thrilled to announce that we are now accepting fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from the entire Finger Lakes region! Whatever your connection to the Finger Lakes, we want to read about it! Check out our Guidelines page for all the details. With this expansion, Read More
Issue Three of Bluff & Vine is now available! Click here to order a copy (or 12) on Amazon. If you’re in Penn Yan, keep an eye out for it at Longs’ and at the Penn Yan Public Library. If you’re not local, ask your local bookstore and library to carry it. And don’t forget Read More
We are closed for submissions for Issue Three. Stay tuned for some exciting announcements about the future of Bluff & Vine!
The winter flew by (except when we thought it would never end—how are the people of Westeros going to survive it?!), and you know what that means: Our submissions period is now open! We’re accepting fiction, nonfiction (including memoir), and poetry from now until September 1, 2019. Details can be found on our Submissions page. Read More
Last night we held a reception celebrating the release of Issue Two. Our friends at the Arc of Yates were kind enough to host. They showcased some of the incredible pieces made by the artists at SkylArc Studio, and provided food, drink, and merry music! We loved mixing and mingling with old friends, new friends, Read More
Thanks to reporter Susan Clark Thomas, Bluff & Vine was featured in the Finger Lakes Times on Sunday, November 11. Check out the article here!
We’re thrilled to announce the publication of Issue Two of Bluff & Vine! This issue includes twenty five pieces of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, that evoke the essence of life in and around Keuka Lake, and photography from our friends at SkylArc Studio at The Arc of Yates. Grab a copy (or a dozen!) on Read More