Guidelines

Starting in 2014 we have new editors and a new schedule.

Our poetry editors are Sarah Blake, Emma Trelles and Didi Menendez. Please note that each editor has their own call in place. Please submit to only one editor. Place on subject line: MiPO SUB for (editor’s name) and send to didimenendez at gmail.com. The deadline for each publication is one month earlier than the publication date. The issues will be published towards the middle to the end of the months below. We will be publishing from four to six issues a year total in print with a free pdf download. We do not offer contributor hard copies. We do not accept submissions being considered by other editors/publications. We only accept new work not already posted on your blog, web site or other social media sites.

2014 Calendar

February-Sarah Blake – Submissions Closed
April-Sarah Blake – Submissions Closed
June-Emma Trelles – Submissions Closed
August-Sarah Blake – Submissions Closed
October-Emma Trelles
December-Didi Menendez – Cancelled

2015 Calendar

Spring- Sarah Blake
Summer – Didi Menendez
Fall – Emma Trelles

Submission Calls

Editor Sarah Blake

CALL

We like poetry that’s important. Beautiful is not enough. Clever is not enough. We like poetry that reminds us that we’re complicated. Poetry that’s innovative, earnest, driven, aware–it stays with us. And we think all schools of poetry can accomplish the best of what poetry can offer. We’re excited to read your work.

BIO

Sarah Blake lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband and son. Most of her published poetry is about hip hop superstar Kanye West. Some of her favorite poets include Evie Shockley, Catie Rosemurgy, Brenda Hillman, and Thomas Sayers Ellis. Her own work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, FIELDBoston ReviewSentence, and many other journals. Every April, she curates a tumblr of micro-essays about poetry: npmdaily.tumblr.com She has studied poetry at The College of New Jersey, The University of Texas at Austin, and The Pennsylvania State University. She is the recipient of a 2013 Literature Fellowship from the NEA. Find out more about her at www.sarahblakepoetry.com.

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Editor Emma Trelles 

CALL

TBA

BIO

Emma Trelles is the author of Tropicalia (University of Notre Dame Press, 2011), winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize and a finalist for ForeWord Reviews’ poetry Book of the Year — and the chapbook Little Spells (GOSS183, 2008). She has been a featured reader at many venues, including The Poet and the Poem series at the Library of Congress, the O, Miami Poetry Festival, the Miami Book Fair International, the Mission Poetry Series in Santa Barbara, California, and the Palabra Pura series at the Guild Literary Complex in Chicago. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best American Poetry, PoetsArtists, Terrain.org, Best of the Net, The Rumpus, the Sun Sentinel, the Miami Herald, Newsday, and others. She is an arts writer and editor, and she teaches creative writing, most recently at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference. In 2013, she was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in poetry from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

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Editor -in-Chief/Creator/Publisher Didi Menendez

Call: TBA

BIO

Google is a good place to start.

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