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Thank you for your interest in Equatorial! Submissions are now open from March 1, 2023 until May 31, 2023.


Submissions received outside of this time will not be considered.


Please find our guidelines below:

  • Submit up to five poems (in a single document).

  • Cap at a maximum of three pages per poem.

  • Please begin each poem on a new page.

  • Please use .doc or .docx format. 

  • Email the document to equatorial dot mag at gmail dot com (

  • Include a subject line formatted as SUBMISSION: Your Name (Example: SUBMISSION: Lebron James).

  • If you'd like, write us a brief cover letter to introduce yourself in the body of the email.

  • Please do include a brief third-person bio.

  • Work must be original and previously unpublished (including on social media and personal blogs).

  • Please submit only once per submission period.

  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please notify us by email if your work has been accepted elsewhere or you wish to withdraw for any other reason.

  • Racism, homophobia, and other forms of discriminatory content will not be accepted.

  • Equatorial is not responsible for lost or damaged files, so please make sure you are keeping digital copies in your records.

  • Because of the number of submissions we receive, our response time may vary.

  • Submissions that do not follow these instructions will be respectfully declined.

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