Submission Guidelines

1.  Submissions are CLOSED

     * Poems:  Include 1-2 poems in the body of your email, 35 lines 
or less. Send to BlackPoppyReview at outlook dot com.  Also include
a brief bio of 50 words or less.

     * Flash Fiction:  Send 1-3 flash fiction pieces, no longer than 250 
    * Book Reviews:  Send a quality book review for a poetry chapbook 
or fiction novel, at least three sentences.

    * Chaplet:  Send a mini-collection of 7-10 poems with a central 
theme, 30 lines or less per poem.  Include cover art, title page, 
acknowledgements, dedication (optional), and author bio.
2.  Previously published work is accepted if it was originally published 
more than one year ago.  Be sure to include the journal where it first 
appeared.  No simultaneous submissions.

3.  If published, please wait two weeks before submitting again.

4.  If your submission wasn't accepted, please wait one month before 
submitting again. Failure to follow this policy will result in your submission 
being deleted upon receipt.

5.  Black Poppy Review acquires exclusive one-time online/electronic 
and print rights to publish poetry and to maintain archives that contain 
current material.  After publication, all rights revert to the author.  
If the work should be published in the future, Black Poppy Review 
asks only for credit.

6.  All works will be published on a rolling basis.  Expect a general wait
time of 2 weeks to 1 month for a response.


  1. I'm new to Black Poppy Review! I'm having trouble finding where we send submissions to.

  2. Laurie,

    Send your poems to BlackPoppyReview at outlook dot com.