Ends on February 20, 2019

_Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one submission per year. 

 _Limit poems to 35 lines including title and spaces. We recommend submitting at least 1 short poem of 10 lines or less. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.

_Do not put your name or other identifying info on the document or the submission title.  

_Use 12pt Times New Roman font - single spaced with a double space between stanzas.  

_Your poems should have a Texas connection. 

 _We welcome the expression of diverse voices, diverse cultures - including poems partly or entirely in Spanish. Please include an English translation.  

_No previously published poems - print or online - will be accepted. This includes poems posted on personal websites or social network pages or groups.  

_We do not accept simultaneous submissions for the Texas Poetry Calendar.  

_Please include a <50 word bio.  Have fun. Make it interesting.

_ All work accepted for publication will receive payment