It’s that time again! Head over to the site here and give yourself just one hour to pen a response to the November 2021 image. As ever, I advise getting your submission in asap to increase your chances of being published on the Visual Verse site.
Poetry is one of the categories in the Create the Future Climate Writing Competition. Free to enter, but only one entry per person. Worldwide entries are welcomed. Deadline 13th February 2022. Full details here.
UK indie publisher Renard Press is currently open to submissions. They are interested in a wide range, from literary fiction to poetry. More details here.
Thanks to the fabulous Dawn Vincent for this one. Poems on disgust wanted by 20 October 2021 for the 1st pamphlet from this new indie press: http://lemonpeelpress.com/
I have brain fog today, but didn’t want you to miss this pamphlet submission opportunity, so please click on link! https://www.brokensleepbooks.com/submissions
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 Submit up to 3 unpublished poems by 30 June 2021.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/
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.
Deadline 30 April 2021 for sending up to 3 previously unpublished poems to this anthology celebrating women who’ve inspired you.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!