Submissions

Submission Guidelines

We want serious, disciplined, high-quality poetry. We are open to new poets or those who have not been published before.  Poetry may be written on any topic, whether it is overtly religious or not. Our aim is to publish poetry by those who have studied poetry and who understand how to craft language. 

Poets may submit up to 5 poems at a time. Writers may submit 2 essays at a time. 

Poems may be up to two pages in length. Essays may be up to three typed pages in length (double-spaced). 

WE ARE URGING ALL WRITERS TO SUBMIT THEIR WORK EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE. PLEASE SEND SUBMISSIONS TO contact@penwoodreview.com.

Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with any correspondence or inquiries. Do not send submissions. Our mailing address is P. O. Box 862, Los Alamitos, CA 90720. 

Do not submit previously published work or work under consideration elsewhere.