The American Poetry Review


Type Of Organization
Magazine
Phone
(215) 309-3722
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The American Poetry Review is dedicated to reaching a worldwide audience with a diverse array of the best contemporary poetry and literary prose. APR also aims to expand the audience interested in poetry and literature, and to provide authors, especially poets, with a far-reaching forum in which to present their work. The American Poetry Review has been in continuous publication since 1972 and has presented the work of over 8,000 writers.

Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Elizabeth Scanlon
Contact Title
Editor in Chief
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translation
Representative Authors
Jericho Brown, Ada Limón, Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Submissions Policy
Send 1-5 poems with SASE
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
aprweb.org
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
6 - 12 months
Author Payments
cash, copies, subscription
Contests
See website for contest guidelines.
Number Of Paid Staff
2
Number Of Unpaid Staff
4
Year Founded
1972
Average Print Run
10,000
Total Circulation
9,000
Paid Subscriptions
6,000
Individual
$28
Insitution
$78
Single Copy Price
$$5
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
0.6
Format
tabloid
Dimensions
9 1/2 - 13
Average Number Of Pages
48

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