American Poetry Journal

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

American Poetry Journal publishes work from diverse backgrounds and orientations, from new and established voices that include Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Wendy Xu, Jeffrey Levine, Faylita Hicks, Chelsea Dingman, Jill Alexander Essbaum, Kelli Russell Agodon, and many others. We publish work that is committed, distinct and moving. 

We are pleased to begin reading for our Issue 19 Fall 2021 print edition, Winter 2021 &  Summer 2021 online editions, our Gods & Monsters Anthology Spring 2021, and chapbooks to begin publishing in 2020.

American Poetry Journal