Calls for Submissions

General calls for poems and other writing - please read guidelines carefully

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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” 


ongoing Poetry Super Highway poet of the week   http://poetrysuperhighway.com/psh/category/poets_of_the_week/

Nine Muses Poetry is a webzine edited and managed by Annest Gwilym, poet and occasional short story writer. It features all forms of poetry by new, emerging and established poets, showcasing the best of contemporary poetry. www.ninemusespoetry.com

Now with a monthly challenge.

30th June 2019

Poetry in Public puts new poetry by living, working poets in public places: service stations, shopping malls, and pubs. We’re currently looking for a poem for our pilot project. The finished piece will be displayed in a service station or shopping mall in the Midlands for up to a month sometime in 2019. Full guidelines can be found on the website, and submissions can be sent to hello@poetryinpublic.co.uk.

Link: https://poetryinpublic.co.uk/

30th June 2019

Black Lawrence Press seeks innovative, electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts that ensnare themselves in our hearts and minds and won’t let go. During our June and November Open Reading Periods, we accept submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German), and creative nonfiction. We are now also accepting proposals for anthologies.

Black Lawrence Press accepts submissions exclusively through our online submission manager, Submittable. We are not able to accept submissions via email or postal mail.

30th  July 2019

Sideways  Magazine - We are based in the UK, and publish online and in print. Submissions are directed to sidewayspoetry@gmail.com. Currently we do not have a subscription system in place, but we house our editions on www.sidewayspoetry.com. In terms of our print editions, we are doing this ourselves, and will leave issues in bookshops and libraries around London and Manchester. As we are new we will eventually detail where particular locations are, and are still working this out.

30th August 2019

“Enfield. WW2 ... Past Voices”  A Unique call out to poets! -

Let me know your active interest to submit, in the first place, so that I may follow up on progress.

A prefered closing date will be last week of August ( a little leeway if you advise me as a short rehearsal date may be required based on the poems for theatre) at:  marytduggan @hotmail.com

You do not need to be an Enfield poet to submit an appropriate poem for this 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and London Borough of Enfield WW2 day long conference but they need to be on our sessions theme: “Enfield. WW2 ... Past Voices”

Regardless of invite to perform your poem in theatre all poetic contributions will be presented for publicly exhibited over the whole year at the Dugdale WW2 exhibition room which adjoins the lower foyer and well advertised !!!

The event will take place from 3.30 pm - 4.15pm. Saturday 14th September. 2019 to conclude the last 45 minutes of this day long conference where selected poems and poets will present their work in theatre at The  Dugdale.

see Museum of Enfield https://www.dugdalecentre.co.uk/whats-on/wwii-day-conference/

“...the Museum will host a day conference at the Dugdale Centre to bring together local historians, actors, poets and museum staff to showcase the history and impact of WWII in Enfield.”

Funny or sad... Explore the impact of this war and the past voices of Enfield and from Enfielders’ :

E.g. Industry and war ( The Enfield Armaments e.g) - Domestic voices - Activities ( Home front?) - The protection from war ( Black outs - Bunkers - sounds - anxiety etc and the many Enfield ‘bunkers’ still around)

Food. Rationing. Household. Evacuee and death in Enfield due to war. Even Enfield’s conscientious objectors ! ( Quakers etc). Try to use real sources with a welcome by Enfield archivists to attend their offices at the Dugdale. (Available by appointment, upstairs at the Dugdale Centre)  HTTPS://WWW.DUGDALECENTRE.CO.UK/FIND-US/