poetry guidelines

what we’re looking for

  • Poetry submissions of up to 40 lines.
  • All submissions must be in English and previously unpublished. Translations are acceptable and should be accompanied by a copy of the original text. 


  • Send up to 3 poems in a single .doc/.docx file in Times New Roman, font size 12. Format as you would want to see it in print. We will confirm this with you if the piece is selected.
  • Include your name at the top of the entire documents, and the title of the piece at the top of each poem in bold or capital letters
  • For image-based pieces like blackout poetry, send as a PDF.