TOWER POETRY welcomes submissions in English during the months of February and August, no more than four (4) poems per entry. Each page should display the poet’s name, postal address (for the purpose of sending out copies), telephone number and email address. Maximum length of any one poem should be 42 lines including blank lines for stanza breaks. No previously published poems or simultaneous submissions, please.
Submissions will not be acknowledged, but editorial decisions will be given if SASE (with Canadian postage or IRC) is enclosed, or via your email address. TOWER POETRY requests first rights only. Payment is one copy of the issue containing the work.
If so indicated with the submission, poems marked electronic rights also will be considered for publication on our website. Poems marked electronic rights only will be considered for publication on our website after going through our editorial process.
TOWER POETRY is now pleased to accept submissions via email. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org and put the word “SUBMISSIONS” in the subject line. A cover letter should display the poet’s name, postal address (for the purpose of sending out copies), telephone number and email address, as well as a list of the poems being sent. All information should be sent in PDF format, or if that is not possible, then it should be sent in the body of the email.
NOTE: Deadlines for TOWER POETRY submissions are February 28th for the Summer issue and August 31st for the Winter issue each year.
Mail submissions to:
Tower Poetry Society
27 Legend Court
P.O. Box 10148
Or submit by email to: email@example.com
We are looking for: concrete images, a visual shape, rhythm and sound that all enhance a message, often an abstract idea. The publication itself is a valuable resource, filled with examples of the type of work we select. Copies are available in libraries, or you can subscribe through the mail.