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Submissions are now open for Burlington Writers Workshop’s Cold Lake Anthology, Selected Works 2023

Our annual print anthology represents selected works from among the Burlington Writers Workshop community. 

All submissions are due by January 31, 2023, and Cold Lake reserves the right to close submissions early if the submission limit is reached.

Current estimated publication date for the anthology is June 2023.

To be eligible, participants must have attended at least one Burlington Writers workshop or Master Class in the past year, or must have been affiliated with Mud Season Review as a writer or staff member in the past year.  

We accept previously unpublished fiction and nonfiction (entries up to 5,000 words), or poetry (up to 5 poems), as well as submissions for our cover art. Please enter one submission per reading period. 

Please  submit your work using this form:

Also, previous editions of Cold Lake Anthology are available by emailing us at

We look forward to your submissions!

Elaine Pentaleri, Co-editor

Nancy Volkers, Co-editor