Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review


Issue #39

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Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that publishes poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.


Congratulations to singer/songwriter Ariel Herrera -- our featured vocalist at recent events -- on her selection to 2014 American Idol's Hollywood Week. Ariel advanced to the top 150 out of 3 million auditions! A high-school senior, Ariel is lead vocalist for local band The Bare Feat, among others, and is regularly showcased at Austin venues. Visit her site and cheer her on!

Submit your work for publication in the upcoming issue. Since its debut in 1992, Borderlands continues to receive wide critical acclaim and garners a national readership.

Submissions for issue 39 (October launch) are under review by new editor Ryan Sharp. Submissions for isssue 40 (March 2014) are being accepted through Dec. 15, 2013.

The journal is funded and supported in part by The City of Austin through the Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin at

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