We are interested in language that is elegant and provocative; poetry that informs and engages us in broader cultural conversations.

Rights and Guidelines

We seek unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are ok, just let us know your manuscript is under consideration by more than one publisher. Payment is publication and author copies.

Chapbook Submissions

Many Thanks! to all that submitted to our Spring open reading period. We received many strong manuscripts. With great care and deliberation, the editors selected the following titles for publication: The Ocean Between, Beatriz Fernandez and The Riddle of Longing, Faisal Mohyuddin. Congratulations to both authors. Look forward to these titles in Fall 2017.

The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest!

The submission period for the The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest is now closed. The final judge will be Poet and Professor Janine Joseph, the author of Driving without a License (Alice James Books, 2016) winner of the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize. The winning manuscript will be announced January 2018 and the author will receive publication and a prize of $250.