Manuscript Guidelines

The standard length for a poetry manuscript is 60-100 manuscript pages

  • Send a single document containing a selection of poems 
  • Each poem must begin on a new page
  • Please use a standard font
  • Include an acknowledgment page 
  • Include a table of contents  

Allow 30 days for the reviewed manuscript to be returned to you. 

Optional Skype/Zoom/phone 1 hr Consultation

 Payment = $200.00

Once preliminary review is completed, Kwame Dawes will set up arrangements for optional Skype/phone Consultation 

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.