SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Our reading period is currently CLOSED.

Our reading period will open again on November 1, 2017.  

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Thanks for considering Cacti Fur as a possible home for your poetry.

The only way to know if your poems will fit in here is to send them.

Your work may be selected for our blogroll which we post new every Wednesday, US Holiday and sometimes  Sunday.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

A formal or informal cover letter is appreciated at the end of your poems.
In your cover letter, if applicable, please include links to your personal website/Twitter/Tumblr/etc.
Please allow up to three months for a response.
Cacti Fur requests first internet rights, meaning we are the first to publish the poem; However, upon publication by Cacti Fur, all rights revert back to the author who can then republish the poem in any way they want without having to gain permission from Catci Fur.
Cacti Fur requests the right for your poem to be archived on our website, but the author retains the right for the poem to be taken off the archive at any time with a written request to Cacti Fur from the author.
POETRY GUIDELINES
Simultaneous submissions are welcome.
Include all poems in the body of your email.
We don’t want illustrated poems or poems in the shape of something.
We prefer proper punctuation.
We prefer proper capitalization.
We prefer all lines left justified.
Submit up to five unpublished poems to Jim Thompson at cactifureditor@gmail.com.

We occasionally review poetry collecitons. If you want Cacti Fur to review a poetry book that you are the author of, please send a query email to Jim Thompson (cactifureditor@gmail.com).

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