RockPaperPoem is an independent, nonprofit online poetry journal that publishes today's finest contemporary poetry.
This magazine may have some eligibility requirements
Please double-check before submitting.
- Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
- Response time: 30 days or less*Editor reported data
- Acceptance rate: 4% *Editor reported data
Accepts simultaneous submissions
Accepts previously published
Nominates for prizes
From the editors
Best of the Net
Active on social media
Available in print
Provides contributor copies
Has examples online
Offers expedited response
Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee
Min pieces: 1
Max pieces: 5
How to submit
No cover letter advice
We're open to all poets writing in English.
We prefer 12-point Times New Roman, but we're flexible.
By submitting to RockPaperPoem, you confirm that all your work and submissions are yours alone and that no part of your submission has been generated by ChatGPT or any other artificial intelligence content generator. We reserve the right to reject your work at anytime in our review, acceptance, and publication process if we discover that content has been AI generated or otherwise plagiarized. If accepted, RockPaperPoem acquires First North American Serial and First Electronic Rights. All rights revert to the author after publication. Contributors agree to credit RockPaperPoem as the place their work first appeared. RockPaperPoem reserves the right to archive your work in perpetuity and, with your permission, anthologize your work in the future.
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