Literary journal Pedestal Magazine has opened a 3-week reading period to solicit speculative poetry to appear in the December 2017 issue. Speculative means using elements of science fiction, fantasy, mythological, horror, science, surrealism, and experimental in your poetry.
Writers, both new and published, may submit their best work. The editor wants to read poetry that lets readers experience of spectrum of responses–literal, confessional, allegorical, and metaphorical. The editor is open to any length, genre, and theme. Poets can submit up to three poems per submission.
Review back issues to familiarize yourself with what the Pedestal Magazine likes to publish.
Payment is $40 per poem.
Submit only original, unpublished material.
Deadline: December 3, 2017. Read submission guidelines here.
Established in December 2000, The Pedestal Magazine supports the talents of fledgling and seasoned writers by publishing their work for public consumption and promoting social discourses of literary works. Each bi-monthly online issue features 15-20 pieces of poetry, fiction stories, and non-fiction essays from writers and poets around the world. John Amen, the author of three poetry anthologies, is editor-in-chief.