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About

Only Poems is run by two poets. There are so many ways to delight in poetry. We are a bit obsessive — when we like a poem, we immediately want to see more of the poet’s work. Most literary magazines we love follow a poem-a-day model, focusing on the singular poetic spark. We want to create a space to invite poets to lay before us a small galaxy — show us the milky way and blackholes and supernovas and the many moons and the catastrophic solar flares of their work. We are committed to fostering a platform that showcases intellectual exploration, artistic innovation, and sociocultural inclusivity. We seek to support emerging poets by publishing them in the same space as established poets. We believe all poets should be paid for their work.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2023

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Poetry Open

Dates:
Rolling Deadlines: Check cutoff dates.
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Ghazal, Prose poetry, Sestina, Villanelle.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
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Only Poems Prize Charges fees for all submissions

Dates

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2024
Last Audited: 16 Mar 2024 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 22 Aug 2023

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