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Submissions are now closed for 2022. Please check back in 2023.
Hermit Feathers Review – Transitioning to online format in 2023.
Submissions for Hermit Feathers Review – January 1 thru March 31 (two week grace period during Covid Crisis).
Chapbook Submissions – April 1 thru June 30.
Full Length Manuscripts – year round – see below
Send 3-5 previously unpublished poems (Hermit Feathers Review) and/or one manuscript of between 24-26 pages not including cover letter (chapbook), during the months indicated above.
Submissions that are not postmarked during our reading periods will not be read. You may submit one Hermit Feathers Review entry and one chapbook manuscript entry per reading period.
On your cover letter/page, please include your name, contact information, and the titles of the poems/manuscript you are submitting. We read submissions blind. Your name must not appear on the poems themselves. Any work in which your name appears will be disqualified.
All submissions should include a self-addressed stamped envelope for notification.
Reading fee for Hermit Feathers Review is $10.00.
Reading fee for a chapbook entry is $20.00.
Fees must be submitted at the time of your submission by personal check only.
Please allow 60 days for a reply. If you submit work you have submitted to us to another publisher, let us know immediately upon a poem’s acceptance elsewhere.
Payment is two copies of the issue in which your work appears and a discount on extra copies.
Poets with full length manuscripts between 50 and 150 pages should first send a query letter either using the contact form above, or by mail. Query letters are accepted year-round. Should Hermit Feathers Press be interested in the manuscript, individual reading/submission arrangements will be made with the author. The general reading fee for a full manuscript is $30.00.
Hermit Feathers Press acquires First North-American serial rights for accepted and published individual poems.
Mail submissions to:
Hermit Feathers Press, LLC
3520 St. Leonards Court
Clemmons, NC 27012