About

The American Poetry Review is a bimonthly tabloid-format publication of poetry and criticism. The Philadelphia-based magazine is an extremely competitive market.

Poetry Sought

"A diverse array of the best contemporary poetry". Open to all forms and lengths; send up to five poems.

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Highly competitive market
  • Reading fee charged

How to submit to The American Poetry Review

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More About The American Poetry Review

The American Poetry Review "became the most widely circulated poetry magazine in the U.S. within the first five years of publication." Purchases first serial rights.

Established 1972.

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