Submissions for the summer/fall 2017 issue are now OPEN through March 2, 2017
Our 9th annual contest submissions will be open from July 1 – Sept. 1, 2017

GUIDELINES:

FIRST PLEASE READ THE GUIDELINES BELOW.

We accept ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ONLY through Submittable. Open subs (Jan 1 - March 1) have no fee. 

Please submit no more than 3 unpublished NARRATIVE poems of no more than 50 lines per poem in ONE MSWord file (.doc or .docx or .rtf only, no .pdf please). Please remove your name from your file, as the poetry is read blind by our editorial staff and contest judge. Questions ONLY: Feel free to email us at naugatuckriver@aol.com. .

All poems will be considered for publication. 

Simultaneous submissiona are fine as long as you let us know right away if your poem has been picked up by another publication. We claim first North American publication rights, so rights revert to the author after the initial publication period, just please give us credit.  We will only consider work that has not been previously published.  Member CLMP

WELCOME! 
General Submissions for the summer/fall 2017 issue ARE NOW OPEN from Jan. 2 - March 2 2017.

We accept ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ONLY through our online submission manager. Emailed submissions and mailed submissions will not be considered. 

Please submit no more than 3 unpublished NARRATIVE poems of no more than 50 lines per poem in ONE MSWord file (.doc or .docx or .rtf only, no .pdf please) through the online submission manager. Please remove your name from your file. Questions ONLY: Feel free to email us at naugatuckriver@aol.com. .

All poems will be considered for publication.

Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your poem is accepted elsewhere. We claim first North American publication rights, so rights revert to the author after the initial publication period, just please give us credit.  We will only consider work that has not been previously published.