Literary Submissions


Issue Theme Submission Period
June 2020 Sonnet  Contest (No fee to enter) – Sonnet (Shakespearean or Italian) April 1, 2019 – June 15, 2020

Contest Guidelines

Submit up to five original, unpublished poems at a time.  Send your poems to Attach one Word document with Contest Submission in the subject line. Include the author’s name, address, telephone number, email address, and a 75-word third-person biography at the top of the first page.  This is for administrative purposes only. The judges will read the submissions blindly. No simultaneous submissions are accepted for the contest.

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