Issue Five Submissions Are Closed

It’s September 16, which means the submission window to be considered for Issue Five is now closed. We’re thrilled to report that we received more than double the submissions from last year! To all of the poets, fiction writers, memoirists, reporters, and artists who trusted us with your work: thank you. We literally couldn’t do Read More

Submissions Open for Issue Five

After three years of showcasing writing focused on our beloved Keuka Lake, we are now accepting submissions for our second Finger-Lakes-wide edition—our fifth issue! Whether you dabble in poetry, share family history, spin worlds of fiction, or tell tales from your life—or some magical combination of any of these—we want to read your work. Submissions Read More

Issue Four Is Here

We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of our fourth child—Issue Four of Bluff & Vine is here! More than 120 pages feature incredible poetry and prose by 25 talented writers whose work evokes the mystery and wonder of the Finger Lakes. Our cover art is courtesy of painter Mark Stash, whose piece is aptly titled Read More

Submissions Open for Issue Four

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

Virtually There: Alex Andrasik

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

Live Online Reading!

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

We’re Growing!

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