What We Pay: We pay a semi-professional rate of five dollars per poem via Paypal upon publication. There is no fee to submit.
Please submit only for the next up-coming theme indicated in BOLD PRINT.
*DEADLINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK BEFORE SUBMITTING!
HOW TO SUBMIT
Submit up to THREE poems at a time to Submissions@SongsOfEretz.com.
If you are submitting more than one poem, each poem should appear in a separate email, and each email should include a separate cover letter.
Your work must appear in the body of your email(s). WE DO NOT ACCEPT ATTACHMENTS. If your work needs to be presented in an attachment due to special formatting, query first.
Your Subject Line should read "Poetry Submission [Title of Poem] [Monthly Theme]."
If your poem has multiple numbered sections, each section will "count" as ONE poem. If your poem contains more than three sections, query first.
Include a cover letter in the body of your email(s) with answers to the following questions:
- What is your contact information? Include at least your city, state, and phone number. Include your country if you reside outside of the United States.
- Would you like to be added to our email list and receive news periodically from Songs of Eretz? NOTE: If you do not answer this question, you will NOT be added to our email list. Your choice to be added or not to be added will have absolutely no bearing whatsoever on the evaluation of your submission.
Please do NOT include anything else along with your submission (such as your bio, credits, or explanatory notes). In particular, if you believe your poem requires an explanation, please revise it until it doesn't.
Reprint Policy: We DO NOT accept reprints.
Multiple Submissions Policy: Please wait until after your poems are published in or rejected by Songs of Eretz before sending more.
Artwork: Poems accepted for publication may be thoughtfully paired with artwork chosen by the Art Editor in consultation with the Editor-in-Chief. Unless attribution is indicated, artwork that appears in Songs of Eretz is taken from royalty-free internet sources.
We do not accept unsolicited submissions of artwork at this time. However, poets may supply their own artwork for consideration to accompany their work, but the final decision as to what art will be used (if any) will be that of the Art Editor.
Feedback: Every poem submitted, whether accepted or rejected, will receive personal feedback from a member of our editorial staff--from a few kind words to a mini-critique.
If you later decide that you no longer want to be on the list, just let us know, and you will be removed immediately. Please do not report as spam an email update that you requested--doing so can get us blacklisted.
Rights to Your Work: If your work is accepted and you agree to join the ranks of the other fine poets who have been published in the Review, your work will appear in the next monthly issue. In exchange, you will grant Songs of Eretz first worldwide electronic rights, non-exclusive archival rights in perpetuity, non-exclusive anthology rights in perpetuity, and the exclusive right to reprint your work as part of a Songs of Eretz art sale in perpetuity. If your work is reprinted as part of an art sale, you may be paid an unspecified modest royalty at the discretion of Songs of Eretz.
All other rights will revert to you upon publication, but we would appreciate the courtesy of allowing Songs of Eretz an exclusive for a few months if that is not too much trouble. We also expect to be acknowledged as the venue of first publication should you reprint your work.
Queries: Use Editor@SongsOfEretz.com for queries.