Submission Guidelines

Submissions are currently
OPEN
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Theme: Animals
Sub-theme: Outside observation of animals, in the mind of animals, symbolism of animals*
Rating: GA
Line Count: Unlimited**
Publisher: Weasel Press
Payment: A copy of the book.  All profit will be donated to charity.
Charity: Wildlife Conservation Society.
Editors: Laura Govednik, Vincent Corbeau, and Dwale.
Simultaneous Submissions and Reprints: Case by case.  Please let us know where else and when your poem(s) have been submitted and/or published, and if it hasn’t been accepted yet, an ETA of when you’ll know.
Submit To: CivBeastsPoetry@gmail.com
Size 12 Calibri font .txt .doc or .docx  If it’s concrete poem or otherwise requires a very specific format, please send as a PDF.  Please send all poems individually (one email per poem).
Please Include: In the Subject Line: The title of the poem. In the Body: Preferred pen name, mailing address (for your copy of the volume.), and your biography, either in the form of a limerick, haiku, four line stanza, or under 100 words. Also if you are doing anything purposefully different in spelling, punctuation, format, etc for artistic reasons, please be sure to list them.
Deadline: November 1st, 2017.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.  Thank you, and good luck!

*The last allows for works about totem animals, spirit animals, the longing for the personification of an animal, etc.

**We will be hyper-critical of longer poems since we only have so much room to work with.  They will be read and considered though.