We accept submissions of previously unpublished English and Spanish language poetry, and translations to and from Spanish and English, from writers residing anywhere in the Americas. Please include a bio with your submission not exceeding 75 words. We accept simultaneous submissions but ask that you notify us promptly if your work is accepted elsewhere. We pay one contributor’s copy.
We acquire First North American Serial Rights for accepted work; all rights revert to the author on publication. We also ask for electronic rights for select pieces that will be published on our website within six months of the date of print publication. We appreciate Cigar City Poetry Journal being credited as the original venue of publication for works that are republished elsewhere.
We look forward to reading your work.
Submit up to five previously unpublished poems. Include your name and contact information on the first page of the submission.
Submit up to five poems. Spanish poetry submissions may have been previously published in a book, but not in a journal or in any other form, such as a blog or social media. Include your name and contact information on the first page of the submission.
Submit up to five previously unpublished translations of poetry in English translated from Spanish, or in Spanish translated from English. Include the original poetry, any language necessary for the permission to translate, and your name and contact information on the first page of the submission.