Approachable Poetry Magazines for Unpublished Poets

For a MUCH larger and updated list, here’s the new list poetry magazines for unpublished poets

If you haven’t had any of your poetry published, try submitting your work to approachable poetry magazines. There are some excellent publications out there that can give help you gain a following and work your way up to more competitive magazines in the future.

I’ve compiled a pretty big list of poetry magazines with high-acceptance rates that’s well worth a read! But before you send out your submissions, make sure you look over my guide to publishing poetry.

Here’s this week’s resource:


A Few Approachable Poetry Magazines

Muddy River Poetry Review

Acceptance Rate: 30-40%
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Eunoia Review

Acceptance Rate: 25-30%
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Stirring: A Literary Collective

Acceptance Rate: 20-30%
Guidelines: Click Here

SUSAN / The Journal

Acceptance Rate: 20-30%
Guidelines: Click Here

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Vita Brevis Press is a bestselling small publisher dedicated to emerging and established poets, circulating their work in an online magazine and in physical anthologies. Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine publishes some of the best emerging poets out there, pairing their work with tonally relevant artwork.

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