submission guidelines

CURRENT SUBMISSIONS

You’re invited to submit poems to the current theme as stated. Selected poems will be posted on this site anytime during the period of the issue as stated, and thereafter a PDF edition will be released. Please visit this site for the duration of the current issue to check on publication of selected poems. If your poem does not appear within a month of you submitting, it shall be deemed to be not selected. We will not be sending out rejection emails guys or respond to emails asking if we have received your poems.

2017 Edition

SPRING/SUMMER 2017 (March to August 2017)
THEME: SWEET SORROW (SUBMISSIONS OPEN)

FALL/WINTER 2017/2018 PUBLISHING PROGRAM

We invite poem manuscripts (20-30 poems). Please see the tab, “poetry collections”, for further details. You may submit your manuscripts from now.

2016/2017 Editions

FALL/WINTER 2016/2017 (September 2016 to February 2017)
THEME: THE HEART KNOWS. PDF RELEASED.

red-wolf-journal-fall-winter-2017-issue-10

SPRING/SUMMER 2016 (March to August 2016)
THEME: SONG OF MYSELF. PDF RELEASED.

red-wolf-journal-spring-summer-2016-issue-9

2015 Editions

SPRING 2015 ISSUE 5 (February to April 2015)
THEME: HERE COMES THE SUN. PDF RELEASED.

Red Wolf Journal Spring 2015 v2

SUMMER 2015 ISSUE 6 (May to July 2015)
THEME: ONCE UPON A TIME. PDF RELEASED.

Red Wolf Journal Summer 2015 Issue 6

FALL 2015 ISSUE 7 (August to October 2015)
THEME: MAKING ART. PDF RELEASED.

Red Wolf Journal Fall 2015 Issue 7

WINTER 2015/2016 ISSUE 8 (November 2015 to February 2016)
THEME: SEEING BEAUTY. PDF RELEASED.

Red Wolf Journal Winter 2015 2016 Issue 8

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Red Wolf Poems is our sister site, providing ad hoc prompts to inspire you to write and submit poems to Red Wolf Journal. You can find it here. Submission of poems to Red Wolf Poems shall be deemed as submission to Red Wolf Journal. Please include a brief bio. We endorse the view that a poetic practice requires inspiration as well as a constant dedication. We treat poetry as a process. We also believe in collaboration–your new, original poems contributing perspectives to a common theme.

You may email your poems for our consideration at redwolfjournal AT gmail DOT com. Submit poems to us by email here.

We accept new and original poems, defined as poems that have not been published elsewhere, aside from your personal blog. No simultaneous submissions nor postings to other publications, and we prefer if you would set to “private” your posting of the poem on your blog prior to submitting it and for the duration of the current issue.

Please read this part if you wish to submit. If any of these things are missing, your entry shall not be considered. Your submission needs to include the following in the body of your email:

1) your name

2) your titled poem(s)

3) process notes (optional): Share with us the back story/metacommentary of your poem. What inspired it?

4) a bio no longer than three sentences (written in the third person)

5) your blog’s name and URL (if you have a blog)

By submitting poem(s) to the anthology, you grant Red Wolf Journal one-time rights to publish your poem(s).

Poems may be accompanied by credited artwork/photograph. If the copyright of the artwork/photograph does not belong to you, then you must state that you have received permission from the artist/photographer.

We are likely unable to accept poems that require unusual formatting.

Regards,
Irene Toh & Tawnya Smith
Administrators for Red Wolf Journal

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