Visual Verse is open for its monthly submission window. Submissions close 15 September 2021 until the next window on 1 October! View the visual prompt and write your response. As ever, I would encourage you to write your one-hour piece and submit asap, as I believe this increases your chances of getting it published. Submit here.
US indie press Soft Skull is open to unagented full-manuscript submissions in a variety of genres including poetry until 20 July 2021. From the website: “We are primarily seeking and strongly encouraging submissions from BIPOC writers and underrepresented voices of any race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, class, and physical or mental ability.” Full info here.
Don’t mix this up with “perverted”: the editors of this digital newsletter want poems that are: “deliberate, obstinate, unreasonable or unacceptable, contrary to the expected practice”. Send up to 3 poems by midnight 31 July 2021 (British Summer Time). You can read previous issues and submit here.
The Alchemy Spoon is open for submissions on the theme of “Body” for issue 4. Submit up to 3 unpublished poems by 30 June 2021. As ever, the editors are particularly keen to hear from poets who’ve come to poetry late, “often following retirement or a life change”. The publication appears online 3 times a year, and is also available in print-on-demand. https://www.alchemyspoon.org/
June issue of online art-to-poetry journal Visual Verse opened 1 June 2021 for submissions. As ever, give yourself an hour to write a response to this month’s image – and submit asap.
Sorry I’m a few days late in posting. Visual Verse is open for May 2021 submissions, written within one hour, in response to the image shown here. I’ve found submitting asap is best.
Poets from anywhere in the world are invited to submit poems: “related to the theme of hair, however loosely” for this anthology by UK indie press Nine Pens. Deadline 15 May 2021. Full info here.
Deadline 30 April 2021 for sending up to 3 previously unpublished poems to this anthology celebrating women who’ve inspired you. Full details here. Thanks to Dawn Vincent for the info!
Editor Richard Skinner has a call out for 14-line poems for the annually published 14 magazine. Send no more than 3 poems by email, by the deadline of 30 June 2021. Full info here.