Literary Submissions

Calendar

Issue Theme Submission Period
September 2020 Open submission call. No theme or form requirement.

We would love it if you can use any of these forms:  Ballad, Pantoum, Bop, Golden Shovel, Villanelle. But it’s not a requirement.

July 1, 2020 – September 15, 2020
September 2020 Poetic Response to the news/current events July 1, 2020 – September 15, 2020

Submission Guidelines

Submit up to five original, unpublished poems at a time.  Send your poems to theliterarynest@gmail.com.

Attach one Word document with the appropriate subject line:  Form Poems or Poetic Response. Include the author’s name, address, telephone number, email address, and a 75-word third-person biography at the top of the first page.  Also, include a short cover note in the email, it makes us feel connected. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please inform us as soon as it’s accepted elsewhere.

The top two favorite poems will be featured on our “Hall of Fame” Wall.

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Publication Rights:  The Literary Nest acquires First North American Serial Rights to published works.

Please direct any questions to theliterarynest@gmail.com.

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