Thank you for submitting your original poetry to Barrelhouse! We look forward to reading it, particularly if you are a previously unpublished author. Please review the instructions below, so that you have a general sense of what we’re looking for, and how we’d like to receive it. We will be open for submissions from 1 - 15 November (23:59 EST), 2019.
- No previously published work.
- You can submit up to five poems. Please submit your poems as a single document, which can be a maximum of ten pages.
- We pay $50 to each contributor to our print issues, as well as two contributor copies.
- We accept simultaneous submissions — but please notify us as soon as possible by putting a comment on your submission if you place the work elsewhere.
- It will probably take us ~six months to get back to you. Please be patient with us!
- Please only send us Word or PDF files.
We look forward to reading your work!
-The Barrelhouse Poetry Team