Submissions for Issue 5 of the Pocketry Almanack are open from
15th December 2021 - 31st January 2022.
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 (same width 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Poets - E-mail your unpublished poems with 'Pocketry Almanack Issue 5 - Poems' in the subject line to hello at indrani perera dot com.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.