Why the name THRUSH? Thrushes are a species of bird, the songs of some considered to be among the most beautiful in the world. We love that and that is how we feel about poems.
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- Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
- Response time: within 5 days*/Editor reported data4 days*Chill Subs tracker stats
- Acceptance rate: / 1.98%*Chill Subs tracker stats
Accepts simultaneous submissions
Accepts previously published
Nominates for prizes
From the editors
Pushcart Prize, 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
Max pieces: 3
How to submit
Send us no more than three poems, pasted in the body of an email, preceded by a cover letter. Please include a bio written in the third person.
No specific eligibility requirements
If your poem requires special formatting, you may then, also include an attachment.
If your work is accepted at THRUSH, 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 due credit to THRUSH.
We recommend reading current and archived issues to familiarize yourself with the poetry we select for publication. Please wait a minimum of six months between submissions.
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*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 18 days, 18 days, 18 days, 23 days, 33 days, 37 days, 86 days, 106 days, 144 days, 147 days, 177 days, 1669 days
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