call for submissions

our call for submissions is currently closed.

submitting your work

Please note, the call for submissions is currently closed. The below guidelines are for reference.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submit 1 poem of no more than 50 lines each per submission (please note we will not consider manuscript submissions). You may submit as many single works as you like. Each poem should be a separate submission, please do not put two poems in the same submission.
  2. Submit by the date indicated in the call (calls are currently closed).
  3. Submissions must relate to the call’s theme.

The Fine Print:

  1. Submissions to SPROUT must not be previously published, including self-published work (this includes publication on blogs or social media). SPROUT should be the first publication of the work, copyright under TNOC. SPROUT retains no rights to the individual pieces and is not due royalties for the republication of contributor’s works. We kindly ask that any republished work mention SPROUT as the place of first publication.
  2. We are happy to consider simultaneous submissions, but please let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere.
  3. Please send us your best work. Your acceptance into the issue is subject to the editors’ discretion. Editors’ decisions are final. Editors cannot provide editorial feedback.