phantom limb is currently accepting poetry submissions as well as queries for book reviews. we read year-round and publish quarterly.




guidelines for poetry submissions:

[1] please send 3-5 poems in a single Word .doc attachment ONLY.

[2] please include a cover letter and brief bio.

[3] please write “LAST NAME / POETRY SUBMISSION / DATE” in the subject line.
      so, for example: “SMITH / POETRY SUBMISSION / SEPT. 4, 1987”


we do not accept previously published work.

simultaneous submissions are just fine.

if your poems get picked up elsewhere, please send us a notice of withdrawal.

note: if you have been previously published in phantom limb, please wait two full issues before submitting again.

expect to hear from us within 2-4 months. we appreciate your support and for the opportunity to read your work.