Issue 15 Submission Guidelines

The next submission window for submissions will open on 1 August and close at midnight on 1 October 2020.

Poetry Submissions

To submit, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Send up to three poems by email to
  • Work should be unpublished.
  • Poems should be no longer than 40 lines.
  • Send your poems as a single attachment (.doc, .docx, .txt, or .rtf) and in the body of the email.
  • Provide a short biographical note (max 60 words) as part of the email submission.

Note that we aim to respond to submissions within six to eight weeks of the issue deadline.

Art Submissions

We are also looking for original artwork. One artist is featured in each issue and four or five of their pieces are published. If you would like to be our featured artist, please email your work during our submission window.

All contributors will receive one copy of the magazine. Poetry contributors will be invited to read their poems at the issue launch.

35 thoughts on “Submissions

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  3. I am from India and an aspring poet. I have written over 20 poems in the last 5 years. Can I send my poems for publishing in September 2016 issue?
    Thanks and Regards, Rahul Goswami

  4. Hello Skylight Poets,
    I have found your publication via the Poetry Ireland website submissions page. I would like to point out that on there, the guidelines state up to FOUR poems, while here you state up to THREE. Can you clarify please?
    Thanks very much.
    Dermot Hurley

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  13. Hello. I am hoping to submit a poem for your consideration. Does the writer retain the copyright of their work, if they are successful?
    Thanks. 🙂

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