Poetry Submission

Vita Brevis Press Poetry Magazine

WHAT DO YOU PUBLISH?
Vita Brevis publishes poetry, especially from unpublished or emerging poets. You can submit your poem without worrying about reading fees, agents, or reading periods — but we do ask that submitters consider donating. To get a feeling for the Vita Brevis style, read our recent poems.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY POETRY SUBMISSION IS ACCEPTED?
I respond to every single poetry submission, whether it’s accepted or not. If I don’t get back to you within three months, let me know in a new email titled “Follow-Up.” [Currently undergoing slight delays]

New: ANTHOLOGY III NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

[Scroll down for the normal (non-anthology) submission details…]

POETRY MAGAZINE SUBMISSION | Vita Brevis Press

How to Submit Poetry | Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine

  1. Read our Terms and Conditions

    It’s very short, and I’ve summarized it for you.

  2. Compose an Email

    Make the subject line “General Submission,” and send it to briangeiger@vitabrevisliterature.com
    *Note: To withdraw poems, reply to your existing poetry submission email.

  3. Include this Information…

    1) An author or pen name
    2) A short third-person bio (under 60 words).
    3) Up to four poems as either text in your email | or | a single PDF attachment.

  4. And then…

    Vita Brevis doesn’t believe in reading fees, so we need your support. If you’re able, please donate to keep our poetry community alive using the button below. Most submitters don’t, but a handful do. Consider joining them. Let’s pay it forward, and keep art accessible.


ANY OTHER PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES?
Absolutely. I team up with Vita Brevis poets on other projects, like our two #1 bestselling anthologies. I’m planning another one, so join the newsletter below to keep tabs on calls for new poetry submissions!

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