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  • OPEN for submissions 3 November 2020 to 31 January 2021.


  • The theme of Issue 8 is ‘Mask’


  • You may submit one poem - send us your best.


  • Please submit your poem in a Word document (we will not accept PDF due to formatting issue).


  • 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 or the file properties.




  • 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).





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