Chicago-based Poetry is the world's oldest monthly dedicated to verse. The award-winning magazine, which has published icons like T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, is an extremely competitive but well-paying market.

Poetry Sought

Original poetry and translations into English. Up to four poems, for a total of ten pages maximum.

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Pays 2 copies
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Highly competitive market

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More About Poetry

Pays $10 per line, and at least $300, for first serial rights. Prints around 300 poems a year, out of 100,000 submissions. "While we wish we could respond with personal feedback, the volume of submissions received and the small size of our staff prevent us from offering individual criticism." Circulation 30,000.

Established 1912.

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