You may send us up to seven poems at a time. Please wait until you have received a response before sending other work. Upload separate files for each poem, unless the poems should be considered together as a collection.

All text submissions should use 12-point Times New Roman font.

Poetry should be in the line format (including indentations) in which the poet wishes it to appear in publication.

Persons interested in contributing to the magazine must submit their own original work.

Pieces that have been previously published in other periodicals will not be eligible for publication unless the writer has received permission from the editor.

Copyrights for submitted and published work will remain in the possession of the author. By submitting a piece, the author grants Dappled Things permission to publish the work, and reprint it in future editions or anthologies of work published in the magazine. Unfortunately, at the present time we are unable to remunerate authors for their work; however, we do send a sample printed issue to published authors.

Please include a byline in your cover letter that we can use in our contributor notes if your piece is selected for publication.

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