Submission to Issue 103: AMBLE with poetry guest-edited by Elena Gomez and Sarah Gory will close at 11.59pm Melbourne time on Sunday, 15 August 2021.

Cordite is celebrating 25 years of publishing in 2021, including our 100th free issue of Cordite Poetry Review, our 40th Cordite Books title published and our new free anthology 40 Poets.

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  • Please do NOT print your name or contact details on your submission document.
  • Cordite only accepts unpublished work.
  • Simultaneous submissions? Sure. Just inform us or withdraw if the work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Please send a maximum of three (3) poems in your submission. Submit only one time. 2nd and 3rd submissions, even if 1 poem apiece, will be rejected.
  • Please send all of your works in one (1) document. For electronic poetry, submit a document with instructions on how and where to access the submission. Large sound and video files can be shared via Drive or similar open means. Submit a document with those URLs.
  • Submissions will only be accepted via this online submissions form.
  • Please keep in mind that the guest poetry editor(s) will not commence reading the submissions until the submissions window closes. Allow 5-6 weeks thereafter for notification.
  • Authors whose poems are accepted for the issue will be included on our mail list (which can be opted out of).


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