Thank you for submitting!
The 2017 Open Issue reading period is open from June 1, 2016 through September 15, 2016. You may submit:
Up to five poems, 40-line max each
and/or up to 4,000 words of prose
Please include your name and contact information on each page of your submission. Also include a cover letter and brief bio. There is no reading fee for submitting to the Open Issue by postal mail, but there is a $2.00 fee for using Submittable. No previously-published work will be considered. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please let us know if your work is selected by another publisher so we can remove it from consideration.
PLEASE NOTE: emailed entries will not be considered.