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Published biannually by the East Carolina University, Tar River Poetry has been listed as one of the top ten poetry magazines in the United States by the Dictionary of Literary Biography. The journal publishes interviews, reviews, and poetry by renowned poets and emerging writers alike.

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"We prefer poems with strong imagery and figurative language."

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

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"We are not interested in poems featuring trite, worn-out phrases, vague abstractions, or cliche situations." Responds within one week to submissions from subscribers and buyers of Tar River Poetry.

Established 1960.

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