Deadline 30 April 2021 for sending up to 3 previously unpublished poems to this anthology celebrating women who’ve inspired you.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!
Paying poetry markets
New magazine En Bloc
New paying market for poems, fiction, art and photography. Will appear in digital and print. Deadline for issue 1: 15 January 2021. More info here.
Poems of resistance
You have until 31 December 2020 to submit a single poem (up to 300 lines!) to this anthology to be published by Lonely Cryptid Media. The theme is: “Resist with every inch and every breath”. Fiction and creative nonfiction are also invited. Full details here.
Neon open to submissions
“…one of the UK’s longest-running literary magazines”, Neon is inviting poetry (among other media) for future issue/s. The editor, Krishan Coupland, has a penchant for the dark/weird, but is “open to anything”. Send up to 10 poems. Payment is 10p per line, with a minimum of £10. If you buy an issue (print or ezine) or make a donation, your submission will be prioritised, with the bonus of editorial notes. Read full submission info here.
Bread Poetry – Luke Jerram
Do you want your poem to appear on rice paper, on 200 loaves of bread? If so, send it by 16 December 2019: https://www.lukejerram.com/breadpoetry/
Published twice-yearly as a print journal by the University of Illinois, Ninth Letter is accepting poetry submissions until 28 February 2020. (It looks like there may be an annual submissions window of 1 Sept to 28 Feb.) Read full guidelines.
A web magazine that publishes biannually, Shenandoah‘s editor is supported by students at Washington and Lee University’s English Department. From the website: “We will accept POETRY submissions from November 15 to December 15. We will also accept submissions in the same window for the GRAYBEAL-GOWEN PRIZE FOR VIRGINIA POETS, which was established to honor the memory of Washington and Lee graduate and lover of poetry, Howerton Gowen. Poets living in or born in Virginia, as well as those with long-term residency in the past, are eligible.” The editors stop accepting submissions once they receive 800, so submit sooner, rather than later. Full info here.
Vending machines that dispense stories and poems. Full information here. Note there is a maximum number of characters (including spaces) for both stories and poems, all of which must be previously unpublished, including on personal websites.
Copied from the website: “Truancy is a semipro market for revised folktales, legends, myth and other traditional narratives that have been made new by your retelling or your original fiction that has these folkloric elements or mythic elements.”
Send up to five poems. Payment is USD15 per poem. Deadline is 30 September 2019 (I think this is for issue 6). The editor also states: “There is only one editor for Truancy . You may address me as Dear Editor or Dear Nin.” Read the full submissions guidelines before submitting,, especially as you must include the mystery word in your subject header!
Third Point Press
Third Point Press ezine/online journal is open to submissions until 12 July 2019 for its August issue (and 1 September to 11 October 2019 for its November edition). Send up to five poems in a single file, via the Submittable portal. Check out the full submission criteria here. Do read some of the past issues, which defeated me, but perhaps will make sense to you. There is a nominal payment if your poem is published.