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The Poeming Pigeon: A Literary Journal of Poetry

Literary Magazine




a full-color annual journal of both poetry and artwork

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    by March 1st*
    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

    From the editors


  • 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: 4

Submission fee: $

1-4 poems. We enjoy poems of all styles: formal, free-verse, metered, non-rhyming, experimental, nostalgic, political, erotic, abstract, lyrical, etc. We don’t censor or shy away from ‘tough topics’, however we do draw the line at poetry that discriminates against our fellow humans.


Max pieces: 4

Submission fee: $

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    On the submittable form, include your BIO (50 words or less) written in THIRD PERSON, in the field provided on Submittable. Please limit your publishing credits to no more than three. Include notable accomplishments and something fun & personal to keep it engaging for our readers.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    See in "How to submit".

  • Author's rights

    Acceptance grants The Poetry Box® (publisher of The Poeming Pigeon) global serial, electronic and archival publishing rights. Copyright always remains with the author/artist. If a poem published first in The Poeming Pigeon is later published elsewhere, we respectfully ask that you credit us as the original publisher.

  • Additional info

    Every year, The Poetry Box proudly nominates up to 6 talented poets with a selected poem from one of our publications for Pushcart Prize. Copies. All contributors (poets & artists) will receive a coupon code for one free copy of the book and the chance to pre-order additional copies of the journal at a discount before we go to print.

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Total submissions tracked

83 days

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*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 83 days

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    Shawn Aveningo Sanders