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 Submit up to 3 unpublished poems by 30 June 2021.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/
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Deadline 30 April 2021 for sending up to 3 previously unpublished poems to this anthology celebrating women who’ve inspired you.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!
The March issue of this online poetry publication is open for responses to this month’s image. Send your poem (written in one hour) asap! (I’ve found you need to get in at the start, for your piece to be considered.) Full details here.
You have until 31 March 2021 (UK time) to submit to the spring issue of this prestigious print poetry journal. More info here.
UK-based indie Verve Poetry Press will be open in March 2021 to submissions of full poetry collections. Follow them on Twitter (@vervepoetrypres) or sign up to the newsletter for exact dates nearer the time. Info here. Pay attention to the information the editors want to see included in your cover letter.
This new print poetry journal will be open to submissions from 1 February 2021 until 28 February 2021, on the theme of ‘Spell’. The editors are especially keen to hear from ‘new phase’ poets – those who have come to poetry after doing something else. The magazine also publishes poetry-related essays and reviews. Full info here.
The Aeolian Harp annual anthology series from Glass Lyre Press will be open to submissions between 15 January and 28 February 2021. Send 8-12 poems. Successful poets will each have 6 pages in the anthology. Full details.