Ends on July 31, 2019


  • OPEN for submissions 15 June to 31 July 2019.
  • The theme of 5 is 'Earth poems'
  • You may submit up to three poems.
  • Please submit your poems in ONE Word document.
  • Start each poem on a new page.
  • We use a blind review process please do not put your name on your Word doc; do not include your name in the file title.
  • See Submissions guidelines for information on how to submit to NVQ. 
  • 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.

Terms and conditions

  • Not Very Quiet may publish your work online in perpetuity.
  • The work has not been published previously.
  • Any republications will acknowledge that the work was first published in Not Very Quiet, Issue, date.