If you’ve got notebooks full of entertaining poems laying around, or if you have always wanted to write poetry, you might want to consider this side hustle opportunity as a way to make extra money.
As you peruse the website links listed below, there are a few things you should know about submitting poetry for pay and publication.
You might be surprised at the myriad of literary publications that are eager to pay unknown writers for their content.
If writing poetry is something you are good at, there are several companies that will consider paying you for your rhythmic ramblings.
They accept poetry submissions of between one and five pages, and pay out a minimum of $45 for each accepted submission.
The Southern Review accepts unpublished poems for review to be accepted in their national literary magazine.
Submitted poems should be written in the first person and should tell about an incident that happened to you or someone you know. EPOCH magazine is a magazine published by the faculty in the Creative Writing Program in the English Department at Cornell University.
They accept submissions of poems in all forms but ask that you limit each submission to five poems in each envelope. The Ploughshares print and digital literary magazine is published by the staff at Emerson College.
Arc Poetry Magazine has been publishing “the best in contemporary poetry” for over thirty years.
They accept unsolicited submissions of previously unpublished poems on any subject, in any form. They will pay at a rate of per page for any poems they publish in their magazine.