Poetry and Business is a new journal created with the goal of incorporating the world of work into the world of letters. It is currently accepting submissions for its second issue, which will be released in print on Groundhog’s Day, 2017.
The journal seeks poems and essays that have not been previously published. Material that is available online is considered to be previously published.
The subject matter of Poetry and Business is specific. We are looking for work that describes the meeting of verse and commerce. Poems should address some aspect of business – money, consumer experience, or professional life, for example. Essays should speak to some aspect of the interaction of business and poetry, from the perspective of either field of work. It is not necessary for contributors to be employed in the world of business.
Simultaneous submissions are fine, so long as prospective contributors communicate in a timely manner about works that have been accepted elsewhere. Up to three poems or two essays may be submitted at one time.
Poetry and Business will accept electronic submissions only, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To have your work considered in the 2017 issue, please submit by the end of 2017. Poetry and Business is an annual publication, and so a gap between receipt of submissions and reply from the Journal – something in the area of one month – is to be expected.
All rights revert to the authors upon publication. Poetry and Business will claim First Serial Rights, and the right to keep material available online in electronic form.
Payment for each poem or essay accepted is $20.17, plus one copy of the volume in which the item is included.