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American Poetry Journal


Print & Digital 2023 Editions
Submissions are open for our 2023 print & digital editions.
We are reading for our 2023 print & digital editions. Accepted work may appear online, in print, or both. All accepted work is considered for Puschart Prize, Best New Poets, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Best of the Net nominations.  
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Chapbooks 2023

Every year, American Poetry Journal will publish a number of chapbooks from new and established poets. We're looking for work that knows itself, and we simply can't to put down.
Send up to 42 pages of poetry, not counting front and back matter, in any form, on any subject, in any style. Individual poems may be previously published.
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Gods & Monsters Anthology

Print & eBook Release (forthcomng 2023)


Sacred texts, ancient myths, folklore, and contemporary histories are full of little and large gods & monsters across a diverse range of orientations, cultures, and experiences. Send us retellings, personas, tributes, and personal gods & monsters. 

Submissions Closed

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