$25.00 USD

Submission Guidelines: 

  • Full-length manuscript of 50–100 pages of poetry.
  • Poetry can be defined as broadly as the author decides. Prose poems, hybrid form, songs, spoken word, and performance poetry pieces are all accepted, as well as traditional forms of poetry and poetry in abstract forms.
  • Poems in the manuscript may have been previously published.
  • Except for when needed to express creative elements within a poem, we expect the manuscript to be in a common font (Times; Times New Roman; Georgia), 12-point font size, with one poem on each page.
  • Title page included.
  • Page numbers included.
  • Table of Contents included.
  • Acknowledgments page included, if applicable.
  • Submit through Submittable or postal mail with a check (Rootstock Poetry Series, 27 Main Street, Suite 6, Montpelier, VT 05602).