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Spark to Flame: A Journal of Collaborative Poetry

Literary Magazine



S2F is a journal of collaborative poetry with issues published twice a year. The journal accepts submissions of co-authored poetry and also has a mechanism where poets submit poetry fragments ("sparks") and sign up to write a poem ("flame") off of a given spark.


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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

    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

Poetry (poems, sparks, and flames)

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 2

Can submit up to one fragment and one complete, co-authored poem per submission period. We love shorter poems. No longer than 300 words for the final poem, please.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    - You have to be at least 13 years old to submit.

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

16 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

33 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 47 days

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Spark to Flame accepts submissions of co-authored poems and also runs a mechanism for poets to collaborate through a "spark-to-flame" process. Through this process, poets submit poetry fragments ("sparks") and sign up to write a final poem ("flame"). Spark to Flame is about joy in collaboration, "...

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    Editor Katherine Schmidt avatar

    Katherine Schmidt


    Editor Natalie Wolf avatar

    Natalie Wolf


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    Renato Paucar

    Graphic Designer/Illustrator