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Dear Members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire,

The submission periods for the poetry and art sections of the Winter 2021/2022 issue of The Poets’ Touchstone are closed. Publication decisions were sent to submitters through the Submittable platform on Nov. 26, 2021. Spring/summer submission calls will be announced in January or February 2022.

General Guidelines

  • Please do not submit pieces that any editors may have previously seen in a private online group or given feedback on in a workshop or other situation
  • Please do not submit pieces that must be accepted as a set, as we cannot guarantee publication of all or any pieces
  • No simultaneous submissions or previously published work
  • Work will be considered for the current submission period only
  • PSNH membership must be current through the submission deadline for members-only calls
  • Submission must include the writer’s biography (75-word limit, written in third person)
  • Each file upload must contain a single poem or piece of artwork
  • Uploads must not contain the poet’s name(s) or other identifying information
  • File names for uploads should include the title of the poem or piece of artwork, or a partial title, and nothing else
  • Submissions must be received by the deadline date to be considered

Poetry

  1. Up to 3 poems may be submitted per submission period unless otherwise noted
  2. Length limited to 40 lines (does not include white spaces, and longer poems may be considered at Editor’s discretion)
  3. Poems must be typed in Times New Roman or similar, 12 pt. font

Art

  1. Up to 2 images per submission period unless otherwise noted
  2. Only original work is accepted
  3. Images must be submitted at 300 DPI or higher
  4. Images must fit or be able to be cropped to 5.5″x8.5″ for portrait orientation or 11″x8.5″ for landscape orientation

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All rights revert to authors upon publication, but if you do resubmit elsewhere, please credit The Poets’ Touchstone.

Questions? Please email the editors: tpt@psnh.org