Welcome to Cede Poetry

Cede Poetry is a new poetry journal based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Our mission is to give voice to new, emerging and distinguished writers from all over the planet.

We look forward to reading your unpublished poetry in English. We are open to considering all approaches to the art form.

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About Cede

Cede Poetry looks forward to giving poets a new opportunity for publication and discussion.

In order to keep the poetry world vibrant, we also welcome review-essays. We invite you to imaginatively explore a theme or aspect of several works or poets. We hope to catapult our readers into a deeper discussion about where poetry is, was and might be headed. Query editor@cedepoetry.com for details.

Agents and presses should send advanced reading copies whenever possible. We hope to plan our review season well in advance. Review copies and catalogs can be sent to the the editor.

Cede Poetry is independent of any government grants and is funded by submission fees.

Support us by making a Paypal donation today–any amount helps. Cede Poetry can direct your generous donation towards furthering literary discourse by paying reviewers, or helping us raise funds to establish an annual prize. Have a more specific gift in mind? Please contact editor@cedepoetry.com.

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Submissions

Poetic excellence from around the globe is eligible, from emerging to established poets.

Submit a maximum of eight poems in English. Poems must be previously unpublished in any format, including online. Simultaneous submissions are not preferred. Please advise in your cover letter if your work is being considered elsewhere.

The reading fee is $3 per poem. All payments must be made in either Canadian or US funds using PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to use their service. Submissions are considered year-round.

Cede Poetry will be published digitally each spring for digital download at www.cedepoetry.com

Poets whose work is accepted for publication will receive one complimentary download of the issue in which their work appears.

Cede Poetry responds by email and does not return manuscripts or comment on work not chosen for publication. Upon acceptance, Cede Poetry secures First Canadian Rights. You may subsequently republish in any manner you choose without securing permission from Cede Poetry. We would, however, appreciate a published acknowledgment.

Poetry

Send your submission as a single Word file (.doc or docx.) using our online submission form below. Please include:
• A one-page cover letter which includes the title of each poem being submitted
• Poems with the poet’s name and email on each page
• A third-person biography of no more than 50 words

Reviews

In order to keep the poetry world vibrant, we also welcome review-essays. We invite you to imaginatively explore a theme or aspect of several works or poets. We hope to catapult our readers into a deeper discussion about where poetry is, was and might be headed. Query editor@cedepoetry.com for details.

Artwork

Cede Poetry is open to considering artworks from visual artists. Please submit a selection of images for us to consider. We will choose up to three pieces for publication, including two for use on front and back covers.

• No queries please; just send submission as outlined here
• Include with your submission a brief description of the artwork, media and third person bio
• All files submitted should be in JPG or PDF format
• JPG image submissions should be sized at 72 dpi and a maximum of 6″ wide
• Please have ready (but do not include in submission) the original images at a resolution of at least 300 dpi
• Upon acceptance, Cede Poetry will then ask for selected images at a resolution of at least 300 dpi

Selected artwork for use on the cover may be cropped to fit the layout of the magazine and preference in choice of image and cropping will be given to the aesthetics of the magazine. In consultation with the artist a detail of the chosen artwork may be used rather than the integral piece.

Cede Poetry secures First Canadian Rights. You may subsequently republish the above in any manner you choose without securing permission from Cede Poetry. We would, however, appreciate a published acknowledgment.

Thanks you for the opportunity to showcase your work into Cede Poetry.

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Submissions Form

The text in your document should be in Times New Roman font size 12 or equivalent in a .doc or .docx file. Uploaded files must be named with the author’s surname in the title, followed by the genre. Please provide an accurate word count for reviews.

Example: Zwicky / poems
Wayman / review / 750 words

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First Name (required)

Last Name (required)

Street Address (required)

City (required)

Province / State (required)

Postal / Zip Code (required)

Telephone (required)

Your Email (required)

Bio (maximum 250 characters)

Title(s)

Attached is my original work. It has not been published or produced elsewhere, in any form.

Date (YYYY-MM-DD)

File Attachment (choose file)

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Please note only one file can be uploaded. Your cover letter and submission must be contained within this single file.

After you have clicked the submit button, you will receive online confirmation of your successful submission, or if there are any problems for you to address.

Thank you for taking time to submit to Cede Poetry.

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Purchase Cede

You can view a sample of our first edition by clicking here,
or a sample of our second edition by clicking here.
or purchase editions for digital download below for only $3.


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