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Free the Verse is a modern poetry magazine. We publish an issue every quarter and we're always open for submissions! We now also host poetry competitions with a $100 prize for the winner...

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

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  • Vibe:We're just chilling here
  • Response time:  / 
    69 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    6.25%*
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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

We love free verse poems that take familiar situations and turn them on their head, using unusual metaphors and drawing parallels no one else would see. Poems with a sense of place and story are always welcome, as are experimental pieces.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    We don't require a cover letter – we prefer to let your work speak for itself. Your bio should ideally be max 50 words, and it should be written in the third person. If your work is accepted for publication, this bio will be published in our contributors section.

  • Eligibility

    18+

  • Formatting

    Just copy and paste it in!

  • Author's rights

    If your work is selected for publication, we will email you an offer outlining the terms of our agreement. If you accept, you agree to give us first rights to publish your poetry in our digital journal. Once published, all rights revert back to you, the writer. If your work is not selected for our journal, all rights remain with you.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

69

Total submissions tracked

69 days

Average response time

6.25%

Average acceptance rate

14 days

Fastest response time

120 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: -7 days, 149 days, 149 days, 149 days

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12-month average acceptance rate

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    Poetry

    Open

    Deadline: Feb 29, 2024

    Bodies

    We are now accepting submissions for our Spring issue. While the theme and title of this issue is ‘Bodies

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2022

Country

GB

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    Zara Kassem

    Editor-in-Chief