Please submit up to 5 poems of no more than 35 lines each per entry in Word.
_ All work must be original and unpublished. Work posted on blogs, social media, or your neighborhood newsletter are considered published.
_ We ONLY accept submissions through Submittable.
_ Do NOT put your name or other identifying info on the document or in the submission title.
_ Multiple submissions or submissions in multiple categories are acceptable as long as the reading fee is paid for each category.
_ Poems should be single spaced with a double space between stanzas in a 12pt Times New Roman font. Begin each poem on a new page.
_ We welcome the expression of diverse voices, diverse cultures - including submissions partly or entirely in Spanish, French, Italian, German, or Portuguese. Please include an English translation.
_ See specific guidelines for each genre. Failure to adhere to guidelines may disqualify the submission. Reading fees are not refundable.
_ We accept simultaneous submissions for The Ocotillo Review with the agreement that you will retract it if it is accepted elsewhere. _Do not include images or drawings.
_ Kallisto Gaia Press reserves first serial rights. All other rights revert to author upon publication. Published submissions in this category will receive $25 USD via PayPal.