Submission to Issue 105: NO THEME 11 with poetry guest-edited by Eloise Grills and Emily Stewart will close at 11.59pm Melbourne time on Sunday, 13 February 2022.

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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  • Cordite only accepts unpublished work.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.
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