WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS. OUR NEXT READING PERIOD BEGINS ON 1 FEBRUARY 2023.


Subscriptions & Sample Issues

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SUBSCRIBERS SUBMIT FREE AND RECEIVE AN EDITORIAL DECISION WITHIN ONE WEEK.


Submission Status

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FALL 2022 SUBMISSIONS: By 15 December 2022 we had responded to all submissions received during our Fall 2022 reading period. If you submitted work between September 1 and September 30, and have not heard back from us, please check your Submittable account for the status of your manuscript. If your submission is still  showing as "Received" or "In Progress," please email us with an inquiry  at tarriverpoetry@gmail.com.

SPRING 2022 SUBMISSIONS: By 15 August 2022 we had responded to all submissions received during our Spring 2022 reading period. If you submitted work between May 1 and May 31, and have not heard back from us, please check your Submittable account for the status of your manuscript. If your submission is still  showing as "Received" or "In Progress," please email us with an inquiry  at tarriverpoetry@gmail.com.


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THIS CATEGORY IS FOR CURRENT SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. OTHER CATEGORIES ARE OPEN BELOW. 

If you are a current subscriber, use this category, and mention it in your cover letter. Submit up to five poems. We will respond with an editorial decision within one week. 

$20.00

Submit up to five poems and subscribe for two years (four issues). We will respond with an editorial decision within one week, and we will expedite your future submissions for the duration of your subscription. NOTE: For addresses outside the USA, please use the "INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION" category. 

$12.00

Submit up to five poems and subscribe for one year (two issues).  We will respond with an editorial decision within one week, and we will expedite your future submissions for the duration of your subscription. NOTE: For addresses outside the USA, please use the "INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION" category. 

$7.50

Submit up to five poems. We will respond with an editorial decision within one week, and we'll send you a sample issue when we publish our next issue.  NOTE: U.S. addresses only, please. For addresses outside the USA, please use the INTERNATIONAL SAMPLE ISSUE category. 

$5.00
Submit up to five poems with a $5 reading fee, and we will respond with an editorial decision within one week.
$20.00

For subscribers outside the United States: use this category to purchase a one-year subscription ($20). Submit up to five poems for an expedited editorial decision. We will respond with an editorial decision within one week (seven days), and we will expedite your future submissions for the duration of your subscription.

$10.00
For addresses outside the United States: use this category to purchase a sample issue ($10). Submit up to five poems for an expedited editorial decision. We will respond with an editorial decision within one week (seven days).

PLEASE NOTE: OUR CURRENT ISSUE, SPRING 2022, IS NOW SOLD OUT. IF YOU PURCHASE A SUBSCRIPTION, WE'LL BEGIN IT WITH OUR UPCOMING FALL 2022 ISSUE.

Subscription options: 

  • Two Years / Four Issues  ($20)
  • One Year / Two Issues ($12)
  • Single Sample Issue ($7.50)

For subscribers outside the US, please use the INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION category. 

For addresses outside the United States, a one-year subscription (two issues) is $20.00; a single sample issue is $10.00.

Tar River Poetry