Submissions for Pocketry Almanack are currently closed.
Issue Five is currently winging its way to the printers!
Please read the submission guidelines below for information on how to submit your poems.
Submissions can be sent to hello at indrani perera dot com.
poets - up to 3 poems in a single Word document (Times New Roman or Arial, 12point, 1.2 line spacing)
max 18 lines each incl breaks; max 45 characters wide incl spaces (23 characters for titles)
poems that exceed the line length or width will not be considered
artists - high resolution png file of your black and white artwork with a transparent background
all - do not put your name anywhere in the document (body, header, footer etc) or in the file name
all - mp3 recording of your poem or description of your artwork / creative process
on your phone is fine, just try to record in a quiet space with minimal background noise.
include the title of your work, your name and a reading of your poem or description of your process / inspiration for artists
all - 50 word, third person bio (include your website and instagram account if you have them)
all - black and white headshot of yourself (plain background is best)
poets - has your work previously been published in a literary journal? y/n
poets - three rejection notices from literary journals (if you have them)
all - where did you hear about the Pocketry open call for this issue?
all - contact details (phone number and address)
Poets - E-mail your unpublished poems with 'Pocketry Almanack Issue 5 - Poems' in the subject line to hello at indrani perera dot com.
Artists - E-mail your original art with 'Pocketry Almanack Issue 5 - Art' in the subject line to hello at indrani perera dot com.
Once you have submitted your work, remember to white-list Pocketry and check your spam folder for any emails from us (especially if you have a gmail account).
Submissions received after the deadline will not be accepted.