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Friday, July 26, 2019

Poetica Magazine seeks work for 2019 Mizmor Poetry Anthology

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Deadline: August 15, 2019  

We Publish Only Poetry. Please read the following guidelines carefully and in their entirety.

Disregarding our guidelines may result in your submission being disqualified.


We consider original-unpublished works by writers from all parts of the world. We are interested in spiritually engaged poems from a broad range of perspectives. We like accessible works that find fresh meaning in old traditions that recognize the challenges of our generation. We evaluate works on several levels, including its skillful use of craft; its ability to hold interest; and layers of meaning.


--Please submit ONE poem in a single submission.

--We review unlimited number of submissions by a single writer and reply to all within a month. Only two poems per writer will be included in this edition. *If you haven't heard from us, please send us a follow-up email to: Please do not include any contact information with the works, only with the cover letter (optional).  Our objective is for poets and writers to be widely read, not to monopolize your work.

--We respect pen names... but please submit under your choice of name.

--We prefer Time New Roman font #11 RTF/DOC files.

--We favor ONE-PAGE poems up to 40 lines.

--No simultaneous submissions. Only unpublished works will be considered (unpublished for us means it has not previously appeared in its entirety online or in print, including blogs and social media).

--2019 Mizmor Anthology claims First North American Serial Rights, with rights reverting back to the author upon publication. We kindly ask that if the work is reprinted in a full collection or anthology it is credited as first appearing in Mizmor Anthology.

--At this time, we are unable to offer payments to contributors, aside from our ravenous gratitude (but we hope to change this soon!).

This is edition and will be released November 2019.

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Thank you!
The Editors