We’re proud that Panoply has been read in over 100 countries and recently made its first nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Join contributors from 39 US states and 8 foreign countries in a wide array of poetry and prose! Panoply is open for submissions now through November 20 (at 11:59 pm US Central time). Please scroll to our Guidelines below. Some keys:
- Submit up to 3 pieces of poetry and/or short prose.
- Unpublished work only.
- Simultaneous submissions are ok. Just notify us ASAP if your work has been accepted elsewhere.
- We accept no more than one piece per contributor per issue.
- Please limit prose to 500 words or less.
- We read 100% blind.
- Submit one document as an MS WORD attachment in 12-point font. Submittable includes a section for a 75-word (MAX!) 3rd-person biography. Do not put your name or other identifying information on your document.
- We use Submittable. Please visit: Panoply’s Submittable Page
Our editorial calendar:
Oct 21 – Nov 20 Call for Submissions for Issue 5
Dec 10 Review of ALL submissions. Submitters notified shortly thereafter. Generally, we do not notify submitters until after all submissions have been read.
Jan 6, 2017 Publication of Issue 5
Jan 20, 2017 First Editors’ Choice announced
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We’re honored, proud, and thrilled to announce our first-ever nominees for the Pushcart Prize. Quite a diversity in voice, subject matter, and form. Among all the wonderful, uplifting work we received, we encourage you to read the fine work by our nominees and wish them well:
Caravan with Summer Skies – Tobi Alfier
Tobi Alfier, Issue 3
Good Girl – Emma Bolden
Emma Bolden, Issue 2
Rooms by the Sea -Elina Petrova
Elina Petrova, Issue 2
Screaming Jay Hawkins and Me in Our Prime – Mike Jurkovic
Mike Jurkovic, Issue 2
Two Cranes on a Snowy Pine – Robert Okaji
Robert Okaji, Issue 3
Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus
Rachel Dacus, Issue 4
Enjoy a little zen and natural order with this week’s Editors’ Choice. Gracile Creatures – Richard King Perkins II. The author did not provide a video. To read all of Issue 4, please visit here: Issue 4, Summer-Autumn, 2016.
Have some fun with fashion, along with Pensacola’s own Karen McAferty Morris. Enjoy “New Blue Jeans.” New Blue Jeans – Karen McAferty Morris. To watch her read, please visit our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/panoplyzine/. To see all of Issue 4, please visit Issue 4, Summer-Autumn, 2016.
Going to a cocktail party this weekend? Why not prepare with this finely crafted poem. While the drink slides down your tongue, feel the buzz of the poem in your head. A lot going on in this one. Enjoy. Lychee Martinis – Gabrielle Langley To see and hear Gabrielle read her work, please visit our Facebook page, Panoply – Facebook. To see all of Issue 4, please visit: Issue 4, Summer-Autumn, 2016.
Let’s keep an avian motif with. Enjoy Grey Partridge – Aaron Dargis. To watch him read this fine poem on video, please visit Panoply’s Facebook page. You can also view last week’s Editors’ Choice, Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus on the link and on our Facebook page.
Please enjoy our first Editors’ Choice from Issue 4, Wings Clipped – Rachel Dacus. To watch and hear her read this lovely poem, please visit our Facebook page: “Wings Clipped,” as read by Rachel Dacus.