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The Orchards Poetry Journal

Literary Magazine

Poetry

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Inspired by the small plot of apple trees near Cambridge, England, where writers have gathered for years with their books and pens, we welcome you to pull up a chair and enjoy poetry in the orchard.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • 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

  • 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

Max pieces: 3

While we encourage rhymed verse in traditional forms, we also accept finely wrought free verse.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Include your name and a fifty-word biography inside the word document.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    use .doc or .docx formats

  • Author's rights

    Not specified.

  • Additional info

    In each issue, we choose three poems to nominate for the Pushcart Prize. In each journal, The Orchards will issue “The Grantchester Award. ” The editors will select two poems for first and second place to receive a cash payment. Prizes: First place is $50.00. Second place is $30.00. Previously published poems are acceptable.

Tracker statistics

8

Total submissions tracked

25 days

Average response time

7.14%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

74 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

28 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Open

About

Founded

2016

Country

US

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    Editor Karen Kelsay avatar

    Karen Kelsay

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jenna V. Sumpter avatar

    Jenna V. Sumpter

    Co-Editor

    Editor Delisa Hargrove avatar

    Delisa Hargrove

    Assistant Editor