OPEN for Submissions for Issue 3, September 2018.


Before you submit, read our provocation and submission guidelines.

Not Very Quiet is a twice yearly online journal which aims to offer an opportunity for more women poets of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds to publish their work. We believe it’s more important than ever to provide a platform to extend the range and breadth of poetry written by women so as to encourage and strengthen its impact.

We accept a wide range of poetic forms. For more information see our Submission guidelines.

  • Submissions are OPEN 1-31 July 2018.
  • You may submit up to three poems.
  • Please submit them in ONE Word document.
  • Start each poem on a new page.
  • See Submissions guidelines for information on the theme, forms, length, etc.
  • If you have questions use the contact form or email addresses on our website.
  • If you have accessibility issues, use the accessibility email address listed on the contact page of our website.
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