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Each submission should include no more than three pieces.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted, provided you inform the Plume staff immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.

Only unpublished work will be considered. Plume Poetry claims First North American Serial Rights, rights revert to the author upon publication. In addition, we reserve the right to reprint poetry in anthology form.

Plume encourages international submissions. However, authors submitting work in languages other than French, Italian, Spanish, or German should provide their own translations along with the translator's name for each piece.

The slideshow on our home page will be regularly updated. To submit your favorite quote, short poem, aphorism, snippet, or excerpt of 50 words or fewer, choose "Quote" from the drop-down menu in the following pages.

We will respond promptly with the disposition of your piece. Expect to be notified within two weeks, but often sooner.
General Submissions
Short quotes of 50 words or fewer from on the general subject of writing: poems, essay excerpts, etc...
Plume Poetry Journal