submission guidelines

Interested in submitting?











How many times can I submit?

Once per issue for every submission window. Send your absolute best!

At this time submissions are:









We may close this depending upon the amount of submissions received at any time

and will establish a regular submission  schdule in the future.  Our turn around time varies for review and we do our best to respond sometimes within 24 hours or at least within 1-2 weeks. Anything outside of this time or 30 days, assume it was not accepted. We do our best to send a notification email to all submitters, but do apologize if any messages are

missed. Feel free to ask questions on the Dipity Community board page.

How many poems?

What can I submit?

We accept poetry, prose, and fiction stories in the writing world. You can submit short story fiction stories under 1-2 pages. We don’t theme issues at this time.  We also now accept photography and artwork with a bio and titles or nicknames of pieces emailed.

Submit up to 3 poems  in a single ideally Word doc to the Google Form or 3 prose writes. For fiction short stories ensure no more than 3 stories and 1-2 pages each again. We're not picky on font but prefer Times New Roman 11pt. Remember our mag will standardize the font anyway across each poem whether it be online or print. Ensure each poem is on its own page. These poems can be in any style of any length and we especially love experimental avant-garde poetry.

Do you accept previously published poetry?

No, sorry. However, you may submit poetry shared on social media channels that has not been published elsewhere in print etc. or online. Do not send poems that have been featured in blogs or podcasts already. We really want to see unpublished poetry.

What else should I include?

Your preferred publication name, your social media handles Twitter, Instagram and a photograph (this photo should be one you’ve taken such as a selfie) to accompany your poem or feature in the magazine. If you’re the author of a poetry book or collections, do share.  

Please keep it PG-13. Images and poetry that promote violence or may appear to be attacking in nature shall not be accepted. 

Provide a 3-8 sentence bio.

Include a short bit about the backstory to your submission and what you feel comfortable sharing of course you can state I’ll leave it up to the reader too.

State when you started poetry or how long you’ve been writing as well.

If you don’t wish to provide a photo of yourself, then a photo of a pet,  fave thing in nature or some other personal fun photo would suffice.

Where can I buy or read the magazine?

We use MagCloud online (coming soon link here). We would like to get the mag issues on Amazon someday. We cannot mail deliver a physical copy to all contributors at this time either, but you may order it or purchase it digitally online.  Additionally, Dipity Literary Magazine with your permission may choose to publish a poem online only under the Awesome Poetry. web archival section.

Do you pay writers?

At this time we cannot pay for submissions, but would definitely like to in the near future and even tackle chapbook submissions. We will also in the future host poetry prompt contests @dipityliterarymag on Instagram or challenges online in the Dipity Community section where you can also ask questions and answer to help fellow poets. 

Do you make changes?

We tend to publish as is, meaning please ensure upon submission that your poem is proofread thoroughly. and edited in the way you'd like to see it appear in the mag.  Of course we will do our best to ensure grammatical errors are caught.


How much is the reading fee?


Dipity Literary Mag has ZERO reading fees as of 9/10/2022 because it is print on

demand. We will  use orders of the mag to support the maintenance costs and to fund all other community projects. This is subject to change in the future, but we really just want to focus on sharing awesome writing and Jazz feels that fees are a bloody headache!




What about publication rights?

 You retain rights to your work and we just ask that you mention or credit Dipity Literary Magazine as the first publication place in any future reshares.

How can I support further?

Donate through Patreon, PayPal or Ko-Fi too.  Email:



Lastly, please do not email poems or submissions unless there is technical issue on the form! Thanks! Have awesome days ahead!