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ongoing CAUGHT IN THE NET FEATURED POET SERIES 

To be considered as a featured poet in Caught in the Net or for our Poem of the Week, please send one poem and bio to info@poetrykit.org mark subject “poetry submission” 

 

30th August 2014

Call for Submissions:  The Font – A Literary Journal for Language Teachers

Deadline: 30th August, 2014

The Font is a online journal which publishes creative writing on topics of interest to language teachers at home and abroad. We are currently inviting submissions of poetry for the September 2014 issue. Submission guidelines can be viewed at http://thefontjournal.com/submissions/.

Submissions should be made to submissions@thefontjournal.com.

 

15th September 2014

Parts of the Whole: Poetry of the Body is looking for poems about the body. Please submit up to 4 poems in any style to the editors at potwanthology@gmail.com between now and September 15. No poem should exceed 80 lines or approximately 2 pages. Include a brief 150 words or less bio and attach poems in Word or RTF. Also, we would like to see a brief explanation of how the poet believes this work fits into our theme. We will consider previously published poems so long as you acknowledge it was previously published in the cover letter and let us know if the anthology can obtain reprint rights for free or low cost. Editors: M. E. Silverman and Jillian Phillips

15th September 2014

 Warning, Poems may be longer than they appear: an anthology of Longish Poems is looking for poems between 3 to 6 pages or 100 to 200 lines on any theme or subject. Please submit 1 longish poem or a series of strongly linked poems (not linked merely by theme) to the editors at longishpoems@gmail.com between now and September 15. Include a brief 150 words or less bio and attach poems in Word or RTF. We will consider previously published poems so long as you acknowledge it was previously published in the cover letter and let us know if the anthology can obtain reprint rights for free or low cost. Obviously, rare exceptions may be made. If you are submitting a previously published poem, you may submit a second longish poem that is unpublished. At this time, we do not have a press. Editors: Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum and M. E. Silverman, foreword by T. R. Hummer.

20th October 2014

‘SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society’s national youth slam championships, the longest running in the country. Established in 2002 it is committed to finding and nurturing the next generation of spoken word artists. Entries are submitted via filmed poem on the theme of Identity, and will be judged by a panel of artists including Kate Tempest. The 6 final winners will be invited to London to attend a master class led by poet Joelle Taylor, before performing a debut professional set at the Royal Festival Hall on October 31st. Open to all 12 -18 year olds resident in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Closing date: midnight October 20th 2014. Entry details: http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk   jtaylor@poetrysociety.org.uk

1st November 2014

Neon Literary Magazine Seeks Submissions For Issue 39  Deadline: 1st November 2014

UK-based literary magazine Neon is looking for short stories and poetry to publish in an upcoming issue. Simultaneous submissions and reprints are accepted, and our response time is less than one month. Accepted contributors receive a copy of the magazine and a small royalty.
To get an idea of the kind of work Neon publishes, please read an issue (it's free to do so online). If you think your work might be suitable, then visit the "Guidelines" page (http://www.neonmagazine.co.uk/?page_id=116) for more information on how to send your work.

 

 

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