Submission Guidelines

At Off the Coast, our mission is to provide space for diverse and marginalized voices, particularly poets of color, disabled poets, LGBTQIA poets, woman poets, and poetry in translation. We aim to be Maine's international poetry journal.

Off the Coast is a biannual online journal at offthecoastmag.com. Issues are published June 15th and November 15th.


Submitters will be notified within three (3) months of submission.

Poetry:

Send 1–3 previously unpublished poems, any subject or style. Please include contact information and a 1–2 sentence bio.

We accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Artwork:

We accept both color and B&W graphics and photos.

Send 3-6 images in tiff, png, or jpg format with a resolution of 300 dpi.



 

Send 1-3 previously unpublished poems, any subject or style. Paste poems into the Submission Content text box or upload the poems in a single file in doc, docx,rtf, or txt format. 

Please include a 1-2 sentence bio in your cover letter.

We accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.


We accept B&W graphics and photos to grace the pages of Off the Coast, and color or B&W for the cover. Off the Coast is a 6X9" perfect bound journal; images in portrait orientation work best.


Send 3-6 high resolution images.