Pocket Poetry

‘Pocket Poetry’

(Submissions Closed)

**We’ve been super popular with a flurry of poems coming in the last window – so we are temporarily closing our submissions whilst we catch up! Keep checking back on this page for when we re-open! (Below are our usual guidelines if you want to be prepared) Thank you!**

Do you have a poem burning a hole in a deep pocket of your mind? Well, we want to read them!

Send them to: pocketfiction_submissions@writeme.com with the subject line ‘Pocket Poetry’.

Include your poem as a word document attachment (.docx file) along with your name, theme and word count in the body of the email. Please also include a 50 word (max) bio accompanied by an original photo/image. Don’t forget to add any links to your social pages/where to find your other works to take full advantage of the free advertising ‘Pocket Fiction’ offers!

**NOTE** If your submission is accepted – we may contact you about the possibility of recording an audio version to feature on a special poetry episode of our Pocket Fiction Podcast. Please therefore state when submitting if you’d like to opt in or out of this medium.

We look forward to reading your poetry!

*Please read the below T&C’s before submitting your work.

*T&C’s for Writers:

  1. We reserve the right to remove any poem from the site at any time
  2. If you wish to have your work removed at any point, please let us know by email.
  3. You retain the copyright to your work and can still publish it elsewhere but please be aware that having your work on ‘Pocket Fiction’ may be classed as ‘published previously’ by other publishers.
  4. We politely request that work be proofread to a high standard before submission.
  5. We reserve the right to correct SPAG errors before publication in order to maintain the high quality of the site.
  6. We will not publish poems which in our view contain discrimination or may justifiably cause offence. We reserve the right to warn readers of the potential effects of poetry content.
  7. Unfortunately, we cannot offer payment for publishing your poetry. Any donations we receive go towards the running of the Pocket Fiction site giving you a platform to share your otherwise unseen work.
  8. By submitting your poem you are accepting these terms and conditions.

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. ~

Edgar Allan Poe