Submission Guidelines

THE READING PERIOD FOR ISSUE FOUR IS OCTOBER 15 -FEBRUARY 15. PLEASE READ THE SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES BELOW:

Poetry

Submit three (3) to five (5) unpublished poems of any length in a single file. "Unpublished" is considered never appearing online (including all blogs; not including in video format). Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Please notify us immediately through the submission manager if one or more of these poems has been accepted elsewhere. If only one of the pieces are being withdrawn, do not withdraw the entire submission unless that is what you intend. 

 

*Please allow up to two (2) months for us to respond. If response hasn't been sent after four (4) months, please email theshadepoetryjournal@gmail.com wit the SUBJECT LINE: "[Type of submission] Submission Nudge. 

*Please do not send multiple submissions during the reading period. Multiple submissions will not be opened and discarded. 

Thank you for your patience.