Prose: We will consider for publication all subject matter, except excessive profanity or blatantly pornographic material (the determination of which will be made at the discretion of the editorial staff). Word count for fiction or essays can run as long as 2,000 words or be as short as 100 words (“flash fiction”) as long as the story is well written, makes sense, and contains a denouement.

Poetry: All styles considered. All subject matter will be taken under consideration for publication except that containing excessive profanity or pornography (the determination of which will be made at the discretion of the editorial staff).

Digital submissions only are accepted. Send them in body of email to:        lavonne.taylor@sbcglobal.net

Subject line: Manuscript submission

Please include a short bio listing your previous publishing credits and a some information about yourself, such as career path, family affiliations, favorite places, previous travel, etc.

Update: 3/18/12

2 thoughts on “WRITER’S GUIDELINES

  1. sebastia lopez says:

    Can I submit a just a few poems? Or does it have to be a”manuscript”
    submission of many pages?

    • poetrymaven says:

      A few poems are actually better for our purposes. We post on line only and can utilize only a poem or two at a time from each poet.

      Thank you for asking.

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