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House of Poetry

Literary Magazine



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House of Poetry publishes everyone; but specializes in the publication of writers whose Native language is not English.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4-12 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    80% *
    Editor reported data



  • 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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • 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

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 150

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary


Max lines: 75

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Write a 50-100 word third-person bio featuring name, any hobbies, publications, etc. Example: Brian is a Chinese-American high schooler born and raised in NYC. He has written in workshops at Summer@Brown and writes for his school magazines: Images and The Quill. During his free time, Brian reads, writes, plays the bassoon, and works on House of Poetry.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    12pt font size, 1.15 spaced Times New Roman font.

  • Author's rights

    First Serial Rights to Publication: Once the work is published, all rights revert to the original author, given that House of Poetry is credited with first publication.

  • Additional info

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*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 100 days

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House of Poetry is a student and youth-run non-profit literary magazine based in New York City. Our mission is to provide a platform for aspiring writers, especially those who are marginalized to share their work and have their voices heard. Our team is dedicated to fostering a supportive community ...

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    Brian Chan