DMQ Review

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Representative Authors: 
We are proud to publish such well-established poets as Amy Gerstler, Jim Daniels, Nin Andrews, Ellen Bass, Robert Bly, Rajiv Mohabir, Jennifer K. Sweeney, Al Young, Marge Piercy, Dean Rader, and David Lehman, as well as emerging poets and those at the beginning of their careers. If we like the poem, we'll publish it.
Online, Video
Reading Period: 
Apr 1 to Apr 30
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No payment
Issues per Year: 
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

DMQ Review, one of the longest continuously running online journals in the nation, welcomes American and international voices from all cultural identities in the English language, work that reflects the diversity of contemporary poetry and demonstrates literary excellence in a fresh way. Their current focus is the Prose Poem. Check website for submission calls.

They also feature the DMQ Virtual Salon, a monthly video-based reading series features poets reading from their new books. Contact editors at for Salon submission info.


Tips From the Editor

DMQ Review has been publishing poetry and art since 1998. Most past issues are archived on our site. Please take time to read some. They're free! Familiarize yourself with what we publish. Reading us is the best guideline we can offer, but please do read our submission guidelines and submit through our Submittable portal. We look forward to reading your work.

Contact Information

Sally Ashton, Editor-in-Chief
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Last updated: Aug 20, 2023