- 4 - 6 poems
is usually enough; or a couple of pieces of prose (short stories,
- It helps if
you've seen the magazine and know the sort of work we tend to favour.
- Very long poems
and very short poems have more to do than poems of an average length
(say, 20 -80 lines).
- We're unlikely
to have room for very long short stories. 2,000 words is generally
- Poems where
the form drives the meaning are unlikely to find favour.
- Poems written
by people who clearly haven't read any poetry since Wordsworth will
not find favour.
- Prose may be
experimental or traditional, but is unlikely to be accepted if it's
either very experimental or very traditional.
- We only appear
twice a year and, having been around a while, receive a very large
number of submissions. You may need to try us more than once.
- Please be patient
when awaiting a reply.