Issue Four, 'Pride'
Submissions for this issue are open to LGBTQ+ poets only.
All submissions will be considered equally and anonymously.
We welcome submissions from all poets, whether you’ve been published a hundred times, or never been published before.
We want to hear from everyone!
The deadline for submissions is at 12pm (noon, GMT) on the 25th of May 2021.
Any poems submitted after this will not be considered.
All submissions are free.
Poets can be based anywhere in the world. There are no geographical restrictions.
We will not accept simultaneous submissions, i.e. work that has been submitted to other publications for consideration.
Poems can be written in any language, but an English translation must be provided alongside the original poem.
All poems must be relevant to the issue's theme, 'Pride'.
Only send unpublished work (self-published is fine!)
We will not consider multiple submissions by a single poet to the same issue.
You will maintain ownership of your poetry, regardless of whether it is chosen for our magazine or not. By submitting your work, you agree that if we choose your work for an issue, we will retain archival rights in order to keep your work on our website and other social media platforms indefinitely.
Please note that our team may suggest edits to your poem before we publish it- this process is entirely collaborative, and we take great care to ensure that our poets are happy with any and all changes.
How to Submit
Send one file (Word Document only) to , with the subject 'Submission Issue Four'.
No more than three pages per poem.
On the final page of your document, you must include:
A short biography (75 words max)
A clear headshot
Your email address
Any social media handles
Do not include your name on any other page (unless it appears in a poem), as we judge all submissions anonymously.
Send us a maximum of three poems.
Type your poems in the 'Garamond' font, size 14.