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Submissions

Submissions are open ​

 

Poetry Full-Length Books — Open Reading February 1st - May 15th

Please read the guidelines below before submitting:

  • We accept poetry (hybrid works are welcome) books between 48-90pgs, excluding front and back matter.

  • Simultaneous submissions are okay. Please withdraw your work immediately if it is accepted elsewhere.

  • Once work is submitted, it can not be revised or edited. Please do not email revised versions of the original works or attach revisions to your submission on Submittable. We will not consider it.

  • We only accept unpublished works. Sections previously published as a chapbook or individual poems are okay, but the manuscript as a whole should be unpublished. Self-publishing is considered published.

  • Translations are welcome.

  • This is not a blind reading. Feel free to include an acknowledgements page. 

  • Please include a bio and brief synopsis of the work.

  • Please submit as .pdf or .docx.

  • If selected, authors receive 20 free copies upon publication. We pay 30% royalties. 

 

SUBMISSION FEES:

During this reading period, we are pleased to offer multiple fee options as a part of our efforts toward accessibility in publishing. We know this is a small step, and we continue to work to improve accessible submissions. You will be directed to select among three options, please, select the option that best suits your financial needs. 

Anthology Journal Issue: Ends & Endings — May 1st - August 15th.

Please read the guidelines below before submitting:

  • Please submit no more than 3 previously unpublished poems, visual poems, and/or hybrid pieces that correspond to the theme.

  • We welcome simultaneous submission but please be prompt in withdrawing your piece if it is accepted elsewhere (you can withdraw individual pieces by using the comment section in Submittable).

  • Each contributor will receive 1 free copy of the issue upon publication. Additional copies can be preordered at a discounted price + free shipping when submitting.

  • Please include an author bio with an updated mailing address.

  • If accepted, all contributors must participate in a three-question interview related to craft and the issue's theme.

Other Details:

  • Results of the submission period will be announced to submitters September 15th, 2024.

  • The issue will be released May 2025 as a perfect bound, print journal issue.

  • Each contributor will receive a free copy of the issue upon publication. We do not pay monetary amounts to contributors at this time.

We do not accept submissions via email or any time outside of our reading periods. All submissions must go through our Submittable. 

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