The Shore is an online poetry publication seeking cutting, strange, and daring work from new and established poets alike. We want poems that explore the worlds of things and ideas, that recognize the liminality, the shifting of everything around us and our ability to name a thing whole. We want poems that press and push and ache and recede. Send us your best. We publish 4 times a year, once each season.


Submissions for ISSUE FOUR: WINTER 2019 are now open until December 1!

To submit, email 3-5 poems in a single document in .doc or .docx format to with the subject line: “Last Name_First Name THE SHORE submission” with a cover letter and third person bio included in the body of the email. Any submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be returned unread.

We accept simultaneous submissions as long as you notify us if the piece is accepted elsewhere, but we do not accept reprints. We ask that you please wait for a response before submitting again.

Poetry Editors:
Caroline Chavatel, Emma DePanise, John A. Nieves

Interview Editor: Ellery Beck

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