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Bainbridge Island Press

POETICS 2024 Contest Submission

POETICS 2024 Contest Submission

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Submission Details

Our theme is: Water: Life & Death

Submissions will be open from June 1, 2024 to July 31, 2024. Winners will be announced by September 1, 2024. POETICS 2024 will be published in the Fall

Each submission may contain up to 5 poems.

Guidelines:

  • Poetry only
  • Name your file(s): "POETICS 2024 - {TITLE}.doc"
  • Please submit your manuscript in .doc or .docx format
  • Times New Roman, 12-point font is preferred
  • The work must not have been previously published
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please withdraw the work if - the story has been accepted elsewhere. 
  • No artwork, illustrations, photography
  • English works only, no translations
  • These will be blind submissions. Please do not include your name, email, address, or any identifying characteristics on the poem. All work is considered by two judges
  • Only one submission per person
  • The submission fee is $6.00 

What we will refuse:

  • No work that glorifies or encourages harmful or illegal acts, such as suicide, drug use, or excessive and unnecessary depictions of extreme violence.
  • If your work contains references or implications of sensitive topics like suicide, self-harm, or assault, please include a content warning at the beginning of your submission.

Bainbridge Island Press embraces diversity and does not permit any form of discrimination or hate towards individuals or groups based on race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, or family status.

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