Send Your Poems and Books For Review!

The Poet’s Grin accepts books for review throughout the year. You can send one review copy at any time. I look forward to your work!


Poetry submissions are also accepted each month, for publication in the next month of issue. February poets will be published in March. See guidelines below. Chosen poet(s) will receive $50.00 per publication of single or group of poems. Send no more than three poems per submission.

If you have been published on the Poet’s Grin, please do not submit again for another six months.

Thank you to those poets who have submitted work; you will hear back shortly.


Guidelines For Submission:


There is no limit on submission reading periods. Open to ALL poets, writing in English, in all National and International regions.

Submit up to three poems, single-spaced, one poem per page, limit of 40 lines per page, three page maximum. 

Simultaneous submissions accepted, but please notify us upon any publication confirmation elsewhere.

No restrictions on content, or format. Bilingual translations accepted.

Attach on Word (doc.x) or PDF file only.

Include the following IN THE BODY OF THE EMAIL:



Email Contact

Bio Paragraph

B/W or Color JPEG portrait image (or you may ask to not have one included).

Poems are read blind. Do not include any identifying information on the poetry manuscript itself.

In your email subject line, please write: Poetry Submission TPG 2019

One submission per month (up to three poems by one author) will receive $50.00 upon


Send your work to:

You may email any questions you have to the same email



Send ONE copy of your printed, published chapbook or full book (galley manuscripts not accepted) to the following address:

Philip F. Clark

The Poet’s Grin

84-40 153rd Avenue 4H

Howard Beach, N.Y. 11414