Thank you for thinking of South Florida Poetry Journal as an opportunity to showcase your work. We want poetry and flash fiction that inspires, stimulates, evokes, emotes, shocks and surprises. We want to be transported by your words to wondrous and strange places, and familiar places that you have made new. Please send us your best work. Seriously, your best.
We read year-round. We publish quarterly: February, May, August and November. Submissions received after the 5th of the month prior to each issue are considered for the next issue. So, for the May 2020 issue, we read submissions up to April 5th, submissions received after April 5th are read for the August 2020 issue.
Send 3-5 unpublished poems to email@example.com.
We prefer 12 pt. font in Times New Roman or similar.
Please do not center poems or their titles on the page.
Include a brief third-person bio.
Simultaneous submissions are okay, but pleasenotify if your piece is accepted elsewhere.
Once accepted, we encourage you to send an audio file of your poem(s) to Co-Publisher and Managing Editor Michael Mackin O'Mara at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not include bios or introductions in the audio file.
No .zip files.
It is helpful if you include the word "Audio" in your subject line.
If your work is accepted please send a head shot for our contributor's page to email@example.com.
It is helpful to write "headshot" in your subject line.
By submitting to SoFloPoJo you agree that your submission is your original unpublished work.
SoFloPoJo may add your email address to its contact list.
If you do not wish to be on our email list, please inform us.
SoFloPoJo retains First North American Serial Rights, and the right to archive or reprint your work.
In addition to publishing your work in the South Florida Poetry Journal we may feature it on our YouTube or Facebook Channels.
It will also be eligible to be printed in a print anthology.
Following publication, all rights revert back to the author.
SoFloPoJo reserves the right to edit bios.
Please credit South Florida Poetry Journal or SoFloPoJo the place where your work first appeared.
Send performance/Slam, Spoken Word, or other vibrant poetry readings recorded on video to Managing Editor Michael Mackin O'Mara at MMOMARA@SOFLOPOJO.COM
Please tell the world your work has been accepted, and send them the link after it appears.