Thank you for your interest in submitting poems to Hyperallergic! Please review the guidelines here before submitting:

We are open to all styles and forms of poetry, but the best way to get a sense of what we publish is to read the published poems on the website. Send your best work!

Please submit 3–5 poems as a single PDF or Word Document.

Include a brief biographical note with your submission (welcome but not required).

Due to our volume of submissions, please wait a minimum of three months before querying the status of your submission.

If you need to withdraw either an entire submission or selected poems, please withdraw your your submission via Submittable, and if applicable resubmit the poems you would still like considered.

We are a paying venue for poetry, and we are open for submissions year-round. We publish poems twice a month. Read our recent poems at

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.