Our new poetry journal, Nourish - poetry, solicits original, unpublished work for publication in early 2018.  For the next issue, we are especially looking for the following forms of poetry: ballad, sonnet, couplet, tanka, tanka-sequence, villanelle, haiku and free verse.  Deadline for submission for the next issue is June 30, 2018.


Submissions may be sent as a pdf to:    


Please send only 1 poem per submission, with a maximum of 3 submissions/3 poems allowed per issue. Please send in pdf format.  The deadline for submissions in hand is June 30, 2018.





  • All poems must be the original work of the author, not previously published. and not under consideration at another journal or contest.  (Work that has appeared in newsletters or on web-based journals, web media sites, personal web sites and blogs, is considered published.)


  • Line Limit per page is 30, and includes spaces between stanzas.  One page poems are preferred; there is a 2-page maximum per poem.


  • Name, address, phone number and e-mail address must appear on every page of every poem.  


  • Submissions will not be returned.  Please keep your own copies.


  • Please do not send biographies or résumés; only the poems are judged..​

  •  Upon publication, all rights revert to the author, except that Nourish - poetry, reserves the right to reuse, in any future collections or anthologies with proper citation, work that has appeared in the journal or on our website.  In addition, if the author wishes to republish the work in any form, we ask the courtesy of acknowledgment of first publication in

  • Nourish - poetry.




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