|Calgary Poetry Magazine: Submissions
|Calgary Poetry Magazine Contests
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Calgary Poetry Magazine publishes the winners of the Calgary Poetry
Contest and other projects. Regular submissions are accepted from
residents of Alberta, Canada, only. Read the submission guidelines for
Published and edited by Kirk Ramdath.
A project of Wax Poetry and Art.
Calgary Poetry Contest (currently closed).
Poems About Calgary
Regular Submission Guidelines
Calgary Poetry Magazine invites all poets living in Alberta, Canada, to
submit up to 3 original, unpublished poems.
Poems must have titles.
Submit poem(s) along with a short biography and mailing address. Include
social media information in your biography, if applicable.
Submissions must be sent by email. Do not include any part of your
submission in an email attachment. Copy and paste your entire submission
(poems, biography, and mailing address) into the body of a single email.
Use the subject header, "Calgary Poetry Magazine regular submission".
Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed. Please inform me immediately if
your work is accepted elsewhere.
Compensation is earned through royalties. There is no initial payment for
Copyright of the work remains with the artist always. The publisher gains
the right to first publication and the right to anthologize the work online and
in print, without additional permission or compensation required.
An Official Print Version will be available on web pages containing published
work. The artist receives a 15% royalty on all print sales and 50% royalty on
electronic sales (such as of .pdfs).
If included in an anthology or collection, royalties will be shared equally
among all artists based on contribution, and with payment made every
January to anyone whom $10 CAD or more is owed.
The publisher also gains the right to use parts or all of the work, as needed,
on third party platforms such as email, Facebook, and YouTube, specifically
for the purpose of promoting the work to more people, and considering the
evolving and experimental nature of the Internet.
The publisher has the right, with utmost respect to the artist and the work,
to make whatever edits are necessary, to ensure that publication occurs.
Send questions, comments, and submissions by email to
About the Editor
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher of Wax Poetry and Art, Calgary Poetry
Magazine, and other publications. Kirk is the author of Love in a Handful of
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