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Neologism Poetry Journal

Literary Magazine




Neologism Poetry Journal was founded in search of new horizons of poetic language, or at minimum ways to feel something new from old words and poetic forms.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 days*
    Editor reported data
    4 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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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

    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


Max pieces: 5

Please submit no more than ten pages of writing total.


Max pieces: 5

Poetry translations of 10 pages max. If submitting translations, please include the original text of the poem following the translated text. You must have permission from the author of the original, or your translation should be of a public domain work, to be eligible for consideration.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    short, third-person bio of 50 words or fewer

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    for clarity, underline the titles of your poems and, if on an attached document, start each poem on its own page. Poems using an image format should be no wider than 675 px, or should appear as desired when resized to this width.

  • Author's rights

    Neologism Poetry Journal reserves First Electronic Rights and non-exclusive Archival Rights. Copyright remains with published authors. Authors retain rights to reprint work in any format after it has appeared in Neologism Poetry Journal as long as Neologism is credited with first publication in the reprint, but authors may not reprint work between its acceptance in the Journal and publication in it.

  • Additional info

    Voices of people of color, neurodivergent people, and LGBTQ+ people are welcomed here.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

4 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

12 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 15 days, 23 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

2 days

12-month average response time

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Ne•ol•o•gism (nē-ŏlˈə-jĭzˌəm). Noun: A new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses. Neologism nominates for the Best of the Net Anthology and the Pushcart Prize. Neologism is edited by Christopher Fields (he/him) editor (at) neologismpoetry (dot) com. He is an alumn...

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