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Stone Poetry Quarterly

Literary Magazine



An online poetry journal that publishes poems ranging from the visceral to the cerebral across a full scope of human experience and awareness

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 7 days*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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

  • 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

Submission fee: $

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Your cover letter should be addressed to Editor of Stone Poetry Quarterly. Do NOT include a bio. If your work is accepted, we will ask for one.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submit poems via a single word doc. attachment, no PDFs.

  • Author's rights

    If your work is accepted at Stone Poetry Quarterly, you agree to grant us First North American Serial Rights, all archival rights, plus the rights to reprint in any future anthologies. Upon publication, all rights revert back to the author. You agree that if your poem/s subsequently appears elsewhere (in print or online), you will give us first publishing credit.

  • Additional info

    We strongly encourage potential contributors to read through our Issues page to have a sense of the sorts of poetry we publish. Please submit only once during any given reading period.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

9 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

17 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 64 days

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Stone Poetry Quarterly is an online poetry journal that publishes poems ranging from the visceral to the cerebral across a full scope of human experience and awareness. We prefer to publish poems that present a diversity of contemporary perspectives and are well-crafted, artistic explorations of lan...

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    D Ward Hey