Part social network for poets worldwide and part international poetry advocacy organization Poets @ Work accepts submissions of poetry book reviews year round to be published at www,poetsatwork.com.


Poets@Work Press holds annual contests for chapbook and full-length collections of poetry.  

Poets At Work is accepting submissions for book reviews. Full-length books of poetry (published in any country) must have been published within the past 2 years. If accepted for publication, payment is $50-$100 per review of approximately 250-500 words.

Review Guidelines for P@W

  • No reviews of books by friends, former teachers, spouses, etc.
  • Reviews should be between 250-500 words. Please query us before sending longer reviews.
  • We consider reviews of books that have come out within the last two years.
  • Focus on vision as well as craft, quote from the book, be “critical” (attentive to the text), and have an opinion.
  • We welcome creative and judicious use of the first person.
  • We’re especially interested in reviews of books published outside the US.
  • Please include all publishing information at the end of the review (title, author, publisher, year).