We are currently accepting poetry submissions from Louisiana natives and current residents only. Note: if you live in New Orleans or are from New Orleans, you will get an extra SHOUTOUT in our exclusive Big Easy section!
A few rules you should keep in mind when submitting your work:
- We do not accept any previously published work.
- Poetry can be any topic, style and length.
- BBR editors especially love free verse and encourage creativity!
- We love discovering new talent and accept entries from all writers.
- We accept English and Spanish submissions.
- Email 2-3 poems in a word doc to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Provide a brief bio in the body of the email including which city in Louisiana you're from
- Enter: Pelican State Submission as the email's subject
It's as easy as that! Submissions close April 30, 2018.
*Due to the high number of submissions our editors will reply within 3-4 months.