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Crosswinds Poetry Journal
  • Phone
    (401) 847-8529
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Any assistance in any regard would be very welcome at this point in our fledgling development. Thank you in advance for any such steerage.
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    David Dragone
  • Focus
    Crosswinds mission is to provide a forum for well-crafted poetry and to generate revenue for poetry outreach and the hungry.
  • Submissions policy
    Crosswinds hosts an annual poetry contest with a reading period from July 1st to December 31st of each year, judged by well-known poets. The contest awards $1,000, $250, and $100 respectively, and also provide 15 additional honorable mentions. Approximately 125 poems are published from the over 1,000 we have recently received. Submit up to 3 poems as a word document. $20 reading fee. A maximum of two separate entries (6 total poems) is allowed. Simultaneous submissions OK, but no previously published work. Other submission requirements available on our web-site at crosswindspoetry.com.
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