OUR CURRENT READING PERIOD ENDS AT 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON FRIDAY 30 SEPT 2016.

PLEASE READ THIS PAGE CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING.


Welcome to Tar River Poetry's submission manager. We are currently considering poems for our Spring 2017 issue.

To submit, please send NO MORE than five unpublished original poems as a single file. PLEASE DO NOT upload poems individually. Simultaneous submissions are fine as long as you notify us immediately if a poem is accepted elsewhere. 

We believe that writers of poetry should also be readers of poetry. With your submission you may conveniently purchase a one- or two-year subscription to TRP, or a single sample issue. You do not have to make a purchase for us to consider your work for publication, and making a purchase will not influence our editorial decision. 

However, if you purchase a subscription or sample issue, or if you are a current subscriber, we will expedite our editorial decision. We promise to respond with a "yes" or a "no thanks" within one week of receiving your submission. Please submit by selecting the appropriate category below. 

If you prefer, you may purchase a simple "expedited decision" without subscribing (see below). 

For regular "free" submissions, we'll respond no later than Dec 31, 2016. 

You should receive an auto-reply from us immediately after sending your work. If you don't, please check to be sure your email spam-blocker does not have submissions@tarriverpoetry.com blocked.

We look forward to reading your work.


PLEASE NOTE: If we have featured your poetry recently, please wait a year after publication before submitting again.

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SPRING 2016 SUBMISSIONS: By 20 April 2016 we had responded to all submissions received during our Spring 2016 reading period. If you submitted work between February 1 and March 1, 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.


Ends in 3 days, 2 hours $ 20.00
$ 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.
Ends in 3 days, 2 hours $ 12.00
$ 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.
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.
Ends in 3 days, 2 hours $ 7.00
$ 7.00
Submit up to five poems and receive a sample issue.  We will respond with an editorial decision within one week.  NOTE: U.S. addresses only, please. International postage makes this offer cost-prohibitive.
Ends in 3 days, 2 hours $ 5.00
$ 5.00
Submit up to five poems with a $5 reading fee, and we will respond with an editorial decision within one week.
Submit up to five poems for free. We will respond before December 31st, 2016.