submission guidelines

Submissions open until August 21 for issue one.


Please submit up to 5 previously unpublished poems in an attachment or in the body of the email. 


Use a standard 12-pt font (Times New Roman, for example).

Tell us a little bit about yourself in a brief third person biography in the body of your email. Include a cover letter if you like, but it's not essential. 

Email your submission to

berlin lit pays contributors 20 euro per poem.

We welcome simultaneous submissions, but should your poems be accepted elsewhere, please notify us as soon as you can. 

Expect to hear back from us in 4-6 weeks. Drop us an email if you haven't heard back by then.