According to Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, The Threepenny Review is "one of the most original literary magazines not only in the U.S. but also on the entire planet", showcasing top-notch fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction alongside its trademark black and white photographs. The roster of writers for the Berkeley-based quarterly includes six Nobel Prizewinners and four U.S. Poet Laureates.

Poetry Sought

Up to five poems of no more than 100 lines.

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Highly competitive market
  • No simultaneous submissions

How to submit to The Threepenny Review

To get published in The Threepenny Review:

Send your Submission

The Threepenny Review accepts submissions through:

  • Postal mail

More About The Threepenny Review

Pays $200 per poem. Buys first serial rights; rights revert to author upon publication. "We emphatically do not consider simultaneous submissions. We do our best to offer a quick turnaround time, so please allow us the privilege of sole consideration during that relatively brief period."

Established 1980.

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