Lily Poetry Review is a print journal set to publish in the winter and summer of each year.

DO NOT USE ARIAL FONT. 

Our porch light is always on. If we exceed 400 free submissions in a month, the submissions will open at the start of the next month.

The Lily Poetry Review is interested in promoting contemporary poets, poetry, art, flash fiction, and literary citizenship.

We promise that each writer will be proud of all of the work published here.

Please don’t send previously published material.

Send no more than five poems per submission. All must be contained in one document.

Send no more than three flash pieces per submission. All must be contained in one document.

You may submit up to ten pieces of visual poetry per submission.

Authors are free to send simultaneous submissions as long as they withdraw work here once it is accepted elsewhere.


Please submit up a minimum of three and a maximum of ten visual poems for consideration in jpg, gif, png, tiff, or pdf format. Please note we are not able to consider audio or video poems at this time but hope to in the future.

We look forward to seeing your work!  We will try to respond within three months; feel free to query if you have not heard from us within that time.

Thank you for submitting to Lily!

We are always open for flash fiction submissions. We have finished collecting work for our winter issue, and will consider your flash for our summer issue. Please submit your tiny beautiful stories for us to read.

You may include up to three pieces. Please limit the word count for each piece to 1000 words.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Please inform us immediately if your work has been accepted somewhere else for publication.

Please do not submit the chapter of a novel or an excerpt from a larger work.

Use an easy-to-read font and double space the document. Please include the word count(s) at the top of your document.

Thank you for trusting us with your work!

Submit three poems  (not to exceed 6 pages of poetry) altogether. The editors will read and critique these poem within two weeks, and provide edits and helpful suggestions.


Submit additional poems in a separate submission.

This is an open call in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. To that end we at Lily want you to know that our doors are wide open . We seek to promote and provide space for Black poets and look forward to reading your work. This form is always open and will remain open. 

This is NOT a contest. Please submit a full-length manuscript for consideration to be published through Lily Poetry Review Books.

All submissions must go through  Submittable.

Manuscript length recommendation:  40-60 poems.

Include Table of Contents. At the beginning of your manuscript, please include a list of poems that appear elsewhere (in journals, magazines, chapbooks, or anthologies).

We recommend that 25-50% of the poems have been previously published.
Simultaneous submission is acceptable but please immediately withdraw your manuscript if it's accepted elsewhere.
Each manuscript must be submitted separately. We accept book-length poetry manuscripts only.

Please include a one-paragraph biographical note and contact information in your cover letter.

Corrections and new versions will not be accepted.
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This is NOT a contest. Please submit a full-length manuscript for consideration to be published through Lily Poetry Review Books.



All submissions must go through  Submittable.



Manuscript length recommendation:  40-60 poems.



Include Table of Contents. At the beginning of your manuscript, please include a list of poems that appear elsewhere (in journals, magazines, chapbooks, or anthologies).



We recommend that 25-50% of the poems have been previously published. But this is a recommendation only.

Simultaneous submission is acceptable but please immediately withdraw your manuscript if it's accepted elsewhere.

Each manuscript must be submitted separately.


Please include a one-paragraph biographical note and contact information in your cover letter. Feel free to provide a few sentences about the book itself.



Corrections and new versions will not be accepted. (Plenty of time for editing rounds later!)

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A $20 processing/reading fee will be charged for each submission.






Lily Poetry Review seeks cover art and other visual art to be published within the pages of the magazine.
LPR pays contributor copies for art.
Submit no more than 3 pieces per submission in one attachment.
Please wait until we have responded to your submission before sending another.

Thank you for your interest in Lily Poetry Review! We can't wait to read your work.

Please wait three months between submissions. Our porch light is always on,


 Lily Poetry Review is a print journal set to publish in the winter and summer of each year.


 Please don’t send previously published material.

 Send no more than five pieces per submission., all contained in one document.


Each new poem should start on a new page. 

Send in an easy-to-read font.



Authors are free to send simultaneous submissions as long as they withdraw work here once it is accepted elsewhere.

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We can't wait to read your work!


 

Lily Poetry Review