Poetry Anthology Submission Guidelines

Formation Press is currently accepting submissions for our 1st Annual poetry anthology book publication.
The submission deadline is 9/01/20.
Publication date is set for January 1st 2021.

Contribute up to three poems via our online submission form which can be accessed online here.


The author must hold all rights to their submitted work. Submissions may include poems that have been previously published in periodicals, other anthologies, chapbooks, or on the web.

  • The text must be in English.
  • Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but please notify Formation Press by officially withdrawing your work (via withdrawal form) if your work is accepted elsewhere. 
  • Please include a one-paragraph writer’s bio and your contact information via submission form.
  • Please be sure that your submission is your final version. Corrections and new versions will not be accepted.
  • Formation Press has the right to cancel if there are not enough submissions. 

The anthology will be published in a perfect-bound edition.

Why would writers want to be in an anthology?
Why would an author ever pay or write for free to be in an anthology book?