Submissions

                       

Print & Digital 2020 Editions
Submissions are open for our 2020 print & digital editions. 
Print Issue 18 (2020) features artist Anna Cone on the cover and interior. We are also reading for our 2020 online editions. Accepted work may appear online, in print, or both. All accepted work is considered for Puschart Prize, Best New Poets, Poery Daily, Verse Daily, and Best of the Net.  
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Gods & Monsters Anthology

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. 
Spring 2021 release
Rolling acceptances, open now-Deadline October 31, 2020 
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Chapbooks 2020 & 2021

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.
Deadlines February 1, 2020
Open reading March 1-Deadline June 1
Open reading September 1-Deadline February 1, 2021
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