We can't wait to read your poems. Our preferences are diverse and open.  

We love great work that comes from a place of crafted passion. We want poems from everybody. 

Some guidelines:

  1. Please send only previously unpublished work. 1-2 poems per submission.

  2. Simultaneous Submissions are fine, but let us know once it has been accepted elsewhere. If we pass on your work, please wait one month before submitting again.

  3. E-mail submissions as a .docx, .doc, or .txt file to 8poemsjournal[at] Please include a cover letter with brief bio in your email.

We promise to promote your work widely upon publication and to treat your work with respect from submission to publication and beyond.