Submissions

Juniper is closed for submissions.

Reading Periods: The first two weeks of January, May, and September.


Guidelines

When submissions are open, please follow these guidelines.

  1. Send a maximum of three unpublished poems.
  2. Include a third-person bio (max. 75 words).
  3. List the titles of your poems in your cover letter.
  4. Attach your submission as a Word Document.
  5. Include your submission in the body of your email as well.
  6. Please submit only once during a submission period.
  7. Juniper can no longer accommodate poems that require additional spacing/gaps.
  8. Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but please email us immediately if you have to withdraw one or more of your poems.
  9. Please email your submission to the editors at juniperpoetry@gmail.com

Response time: within two months.

If you have not heard from us within the allotted time, please send a follow-up email.


For former contributors: Please wait at least a year from your last publication with us before submitting again.

Founding Editor: Lisa Young
Associate Editors: Nina P. Honorat and Mike Lummis