$10.00 USD

Writers & Readers Common Grounds Open Submission

This is a  monthly submission that will be published at Writers Rising Up.

Submit a Poem with an Essay Preface. Total length should be less than 1,000 words.

Include a preface with the poem which explains the place you're writing about and its cultural, seasonal or regional connections. 

The place you write about may be somewhere you visited, or your hometown. You choose. 

The cultural connection should be about some aspect of the beliefs, customs, rituals or habitat that are related to a particular place.

The preface and poem should be no more than 1,000 words in length.

Each preface and poem submitted to Submittable must include a $10.00 reading and processing fee.

Please include the name of the month with your submission. All poems will remain on the WRU web site. Note that we will not publish a poem for August in December. Submit in advance, so the submission will match the season. 

You may submit a poem for any month. If you're submitting for two months, each month must be submitted separately with a $10.00 fee

Writer owns all rights

Follow directions at Submittable or at www.writersrisingup.org at the Events/Contests link.

Submissions that don't follow the directions will not be considered

Submitting does not guarantee publication