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Trish Hopkinson

Trish Hopkinson is a poet and literary arts advocate. You can find her online at and provisionally in Colorado, where she runs the regional poetry group Rock Canyon Poets, curates Poetry Happens for KRCL 90.9 FM, and is a Poetry Reader for The Adroit Journal. Her poetry has been published in several magazines and journals, including Sugar House Review, Glass Poetry Press, and The Penn Review; and her fourth chapbook Almost Famous was published by Yavanika Press in 2019. Hopkinson happily answers to labels such as atheist, feminist, and empty nester; and enjoys traveling, live music, and craft beer.

NO FEE submission call & interview – Big City Lit, DEADLINE: June 1, 2021

BigCityLit is an online literary magazine founded over twenty years ago publishing fiction, creative non-fiction (personal essay, book reviews), and poetry. They are currently open for submissions and would love to see more prose submissions. You can check out their current issue to see what types of work […]

NO FEE/THEMED submission call + editor interview – Tipping the Scales, DEADLINE: June 1, 2021

Tipping the Scales is a new lesbian literary and arts journal by lesbians/for lesbians. They offer print, e-book, and PDF versions of their issues published quarterly. They are currently open for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, flash fiction, photography, and art. Feminist leaning lit mags and journals are some of […]

Poetry Revision Bingo – guest post by Suzanne Langlois

I’ve used poetry writing prompts with my high school students for as long as I’ve been teaching poetry, describing them as a way to distract your brain so the poem that needs to get written can get written. I tell them that like cats, poems can be shy, […]

39 International lit mags seeking submissions of poetry, prose, and art

UPDATED: May 15, 2021 Why limit yourself to being published in lit mags in the U.S., Canada, or the U.K? There are many countries with English-language lit mags you can also submit your work to. For example, my poem “My Monkey Grammarian” was published in Hong Kong and […]

THEMED/PAYING/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Lucky Jefferson, DEADLINE: May 31, 2021

Lucky Jefferson is an online literary journal founded in 2018 currently open for two submission calls. The first call for submission Lucky Jefferson is excited to share is for their digital zine Awake for Black authors. Issue 3 “Our Power” explores BLACK RESILIENCY. Selected works in this issue will embrace and […]

Money Models for Poets, with Orna Ross and Trish Hopkinson — Poetry Podcast

I couldn’t be more delighted to be appearing on the Ask ALLi Advice Podcast for Self-Publishing Poetry! Orna Ross is a lovely host and human being, working hard to help poets and writers alike on their self-publishing journey. In this podcast we cover how selling your poetry books […]

NO FEE submission call & interview – Mom Egg Review, DEADLINE: May 7, 2021 (or when full)

Mom Egg Review is currently open for submissions for both their print issue and online feature MER VOX; and early birds can submit for free during this first week or until they hit their Submittable limit. They are looking for work for an issue themed “Mother Figures”—works that grapple with […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Cider Press Review, DEADLINE: May 31, 2020/Book Reviews Year-round

Cider Press Review is quarterly online poetry journal originally founded in 1999. They are open year-round for submissions of book reviews and their current poetry call has a deadline of May 31, 2021. They also publish the manuscript winners of the annual Cider Press Review Book Award and […]

NO FEE submission call + editor interview – Woolgathering Review, DEADLINE: Always Open

Woolgathering Review is a new international online literary magazine currently accepting prose, poetry, and art. Their first issue is now live to peruse and get a feel for what they like to publish. For more information, see my interview with Editor Tara Tulshyan with a link to submission […]

15 lit mags/journals to send your current event poems

UPDATED: April 24, 2021 The listings below are literary magazines/journals that are known for taking poetry on current event topics. These literary magazines/journals are listed alphabetically; some are currently accepting submissions, some are temporarily closed. I’ve also included whether or not it is a paying market in the […]

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